Amnesty International says authorities must refrain from using excessive force against prisoners, and independently and effectively investigate the use of firearms and live ammunition reported during a riot in Kondengui prison.
Gunshots Amid Prison Riot Must Be Investigated
AI London, 23 July 2019
Following the security forces' use of firearms to quell a riot yesterday evening (23 July) in Cameroon's Kondengui Central Prison, Marie-Evelyne Petrus Barry, Amnesty… Read more »
Cameroon security forces (file photo).
Prisoners Revolt Adds New Fervour in Anglophone Crisis
RFI, 23 July 2019
Hundreds of inmates have staged a riot at Cameroon's central prison in Yaoundé to demand better conditions. The mutiny by the mainly Anglophone prisoners, captured on… Read more »
Cameroon - 'United Forever'
Cameroon Tribune, 23 July 2019
The 58th issue of the newsletter published by the Civil Cabinet of the Presidency of the Republic focuses on promoting national unity and cohesion. Read more »
Human Rights Watch says security forces have killed at least four civilians and raped one woman since mid-June 2019. Its says those killed include an elderly man with a physical ... Read more »
Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a three-year conflict. This is ... Read more »
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