Cameroon Govt Arrests Opposition Leaders, Journalists

The arrest of two reporters who were covering a meeting of members of Cameroon's opposition at a home in Douala was followed by the detention of the leader of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement Maurice Kamto and other opposition figures for their involvement in protests.


A truck with armed with military men patrols an English-speaking area.

Cameroon opposition leader Maurice Kamto shared this message after the October presidential elections: My dear compatriots, Let me express my heartfelt gratitude to the many Cameroonians who decided to cast their votes to my humble person at the presidential poll of October 7, 2018, making me President elect in this historic election. To those who did not vote me, I respect your choice and express my Republican fraternity.

The last time pupils sat in this classroom to follow lessons at government bilingual nursery and primary school was in November 2016.

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