Cameroon issues travel ban on English speakers in the national country
This, approximately 400 civilians have already been killed in attacks between separatist security and groups forces.
A leading human rights organisation has condemned Cameroon for ordering travel restrictions among Anglophones in the country’s Northwestern region.
In a statement, the guts for Human Rights and Democracy (CHRDA) is contacting Cameroon’s president Paul Biya to lift the ban, stating what violate constitutional pose  and rights;a direct contravention of international humanitarian laws.
“This policy amounts to nothing significantly less than a xenophobic and counterproductive action by the federal government and it ought to be repealed immediately,” the statement reads.
On Tuesday, Amnesty International authenticated a video purporting showing English-speaking separatists holding the relative head of a decapitated policeman.
The London-based non-governmental organisation said in a statement that the bloodied head, covered in bruises, sat on a white cloth with “could possibly be his genitalia” written nearby.
Cameroonian Presiden Paul Biya is Africa’s longest-serving head of state.
year after protests in Anglophone regions heightened
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Deadly clashes escalated in Cameroon last, stemming from frustrations of the country’s French-dominated political system. French rule in the united kingdom traces to African colonialism in the 1800s back.
Numerous sources have revealed that Cameroon unjustly uses its military to terrorize and kill English speakers in the united kingdom.
This year alone, approximately 400 civilians have already been killed in attacks between separatist groups and security forces.
“In the right time once the country is confronted with its worst crisis since independence, many law and citizens enforcement personal losing their lives, Cameroonians want with their government for most things including leadership, all-inclusive dialogue, guaranteeing their rights and ending the violence,” CHRDA says.
The statement continues: “Such actions not merely harms the near future prospects of peace and people, but diminishes our very own reputation and performance being an outward-looking community also.”
Meanwhile, senior Cameroonian officials are contacting Biya to resign. Samuel Kleda, an archbishop in the country’s commercial capital of Douala, told Bloomberg he is requesting for Biya to bow out gracefully and wants a mediation to get rid of the “useless, senseless civil war.” Days after Kleda made the statement, shots were fired at his home.
Biya is Africa’s longest-serving head of state. The 85-year-old faces eight other candidates in the country’on October 7 s presidential election.