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Cameroon Urges Women to Vote Next Week Despite Threats

YAOUNDE VOA  | Civic groups, political parties and the government are pleading for the women of Cameroon to vote in next week’s local and parliamentary elections, despite threats by separatist groups who have vowed to disrupt the polls. Female candidates, and women who campaigned on behalf of others fear their efforts may amount …

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University Of Toronto Shedding Light On The Situation In Cameroon

Forbes  | In December 2019, the University of Toronto launched a new initiative, the Global Database of Atrocities, to collect and store information on atrocities perpetrated in the Anglophone crisis in Cameroon. The Anglophone crisis in Cameroon emerged in 2016 but is grounded in long-standing and unresolved issues surrounding political, economic, and …

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Cameroon’s Anglophone Separatists Turn to Infighting

YAOUNDE VOA  | Clashes between separatist groups in Cameroon have killed at least six fighters, with one of the groups allegedly abducting close to 40 rebels of another camp. Separatist leaders have blamed the clashes on infiltration by Cameroon’s military. But the military says the clashes are an internal rivalry for power among …

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Cameroon Anglophone Villagers Attack Separatist Camps Over Abuse

BABUNGO, CAMEROON VOA  | Several communities in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions have within a week attacked at least five camps belonging to separatist fighters, whom they accuse of destroying civilian homes, looting and killing innocent people. The angry civilians say they do not know who to trust, as they say the military commits similar …

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