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News Cameroon police: What asylum stories teach us about the US response to racial justice protests

Published on: Friday 03 July 2020
What asylum stories teach us about the US response to racial justice protests
News source: https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/immigration/story/2020-07-03/asylum-racial-justice-protests

Asylees and immigration attorneys share their perspectives on police brutality and the protests over the killing of George Floyd.

News Cameroon police: Cameroon Journalist Filing for VOA Harassed by Police

Published on: Saturday 27 June 2020
Cameroon Journalist Filing for VOA Harassed by Police
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/cameroon-journalist-filing-voa-harassed-police

A Cameroonian journalist who freelances for the Voice of America says he was harassed by police who seized his equipment Saturday in Yaoundé, the capital. Moki Edwin Kindzeka said he was also ordered to speak only in French. In a social media post, Kindzeka said, “These guys should not molest people just because they speak the English language.” The Cameroon Association of English-Speaking Journalists on Twitter condemned “this act in the strongest terms.”  The group demanded an apology. #Cameroon police harassed our member, Moki Edwin Kindzeka, today in Yaounde.

News Cameroon police: Road crash kills 7, wounds 6 in Cameroon

Published on: Sunday 10 May 2020
Road crash kills 7, wounds 6 in Cameroon
News source: https://menafn.com/1100143828/Road-crash-kills-7-wounds-6-in-Cameroon

On Saturday, as many as 7 people were murdered and 6 more were wounded as a result of a read crash occurred in Cameroon's eastern region.According to CRTV, the crash took place along the ...

News Cameroon police: Cops arrest conman from Cameroon

Published on: Saturday 15 February 2020
Cops arrest conman from Cameroon
News source: https://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2020/feb/16/cops-arrest-conman-from-cameroon-2104093.html

BENGALURU: The Central Crime Branch (CCB) police have arrested a Cameroon national for allegedly conning customers by offering to trade kidneys and cows online. The man, identified as Tah Bevarka Jaff ...

News Cameroon police: Cameroon elections overshadowed by violence, boycott

Published on: Saturday 08 February 2020
Cameroon elections overshadowed by violence, boycott
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/cameroon-elections-overshadowed-violence-boycott-085552252.html

Yaoundé (AFP) - Cameroon voted Sunday in polls overshadowed by a partial opposition boycott and separatist violence that has displaced hundreds of thousands of people. As voting began, large numbers of police and soldiers deployed on the streets of Buea, the capital of the Southwest Region, one of two

News Cameroon police: Cameroon's far north sees upsurge in armed attacks

Published on: Wednesday 19 February 2020
Cameroon's far north sees upsurge in armed attacks
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/africa/Cameroon-s-far-north-sees-upsurge-in-armed-attacks-871579

Military sources told AFP that four other locations have been hit within the same period. They include Mandoussa, Oudal, Kouva and Hitere in Cameroon’s far north region. A police officer who spoke on ...

News Cameroon police: Violent Conflicts, Looting Reported in Cameroon Commercial Town of Sangmelima

Published on: Sunday 13 October 2019
Violent Conflicts, Looting Reported in Cameroon Commercial Town of Sangmelima
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/violent-conflicts-looting-reported-cameroon-commercial-town-sangmelima

Several hundred people from Cameroon, Gabon and Equatorial Guinea have escaped the southern Cameroon commercial town of Sangmelima following violent conflicts and looting between communities there, where townspeople claim outsiders are causing mounting insecurity. Cameroon has deployed at least 300 troops to Sangmelima. Hundreds of people, especially youths armed with machetes, hammers, spades and spears, defied  antiriot police Thursday and Friday, invading shops in Cameroon's southern town of Sangmelima, looting and torching some over resentment of outsiders.

News Cameroon police: Police arrest over 50 kidnappers, bandits terrorising major highways

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Police arrest over 50 kidnappers, bandits terrorising major highways
News source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/10/police-arrest-over-50-kidnappers-bandits-terrorising-major-highways/

Over 50 criminal elements comprising Kidnappers, bandits and armed robbers terrorizing Abuja-Kaduna-Katsina highways and Kaduna- Kano, and Abuja- Minna highways have been arrested by Special Forces of ...

News Cameroon police: Cameroon Separatist Fighter Names Himself 'King' of Southwest District

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Cameroon Separatist Fighter Names Himself 'King' of Southwest District
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/cameroon-separatist-fighter-names-himself-king-southwest-district

YAOUNDE - There is outrage in Cameroon after a separatist fighter who chased several traditional rulers from the English-speaking Lebialem district enthroned himself as king. Raids by the military to ...

News Cameroon police: Cameroon: Locals Mob Sangmelima Police Station After Arrest Of Bike Thief, Discovery Of Decaying Corpse

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Cameroon: Locals Mob Sangmelima Police Station After Arrest Of Bike Thief, Discovery Of Decaying Corpse
News source: http://www.cameroon-info.net/article/cameroon-locals-mob-sangmelima-police-station-after-arrest-of-bike-thief-discovery-of-decaying-corpse-353856.html

Uneasy calm now reigns in Sangmelima, capital of the Dja and Lobo Division in Cameroon’s South Region after locals stormed the local police station spoiling for a showdown. According to official ...

News Cameroon police: Cameroon’s military detains pidgin news anchor Samuel Wazizi

Published on: Tuesday 13 August 2019
Cameroon’s military detains pidgin news anchor Samuel Wazizi
News source: https://cpj.org/2019/08/cameroons-military-detains-pidgin-news-anchor-samu.php

New York, August 13, 2019--Cameroonian authorities should immediately release without charge pidgin news anchor Samuel Wazizi, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police arrested Wazizi 11 days ago and handed him over to the military, which has since held him without access to his lawyer or family in...

News Cameroon police: Camtel, Huawei deliver Cameroon's command centre for video surveillance

Published on: Sunday 25 August 2019
Camtel, Huawei deliver Cameroon's command centre for video surveillance
News source: https://www.telecompaper.com/news/camtel-huawei-deliver-cameroons-command-centre-for-video-surveillance--1305759

The 800 square metre facility will enable police forces to process data from a security network that currently counts 2,000 cameras, with 7,000 planned in the near future. The surveillance system has ...

News Cameroon police: Cameroon: Construction Projects at Standstill Due to Separatist Crisis

Published on: Friday 02 August 2019
Cameroon: Construction Projects at Standstill Due to Separatist Crisis
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/cameroon-construction-projects-standstill-due-separatist-crisis

The crisis in Cameroon's two English-speaking regions began in 2016 when teachers and lawyers protested what they saw as the overbearing use of the French language in the bilingual country. Since then ...

News Cameroon police: Cameroon - Anglophone Crisis: Police Arrest Journalist Samuel Wazizi In Buea

Published on: Monday 05 August 2019
Cameroon - Anglophone Crisis: Police Arrest Journalist Samuel Wazizi In Buea
News source: http://www.cameroon-info.net/article/cameroon-anglophone-crisis-police-arrest-journalist-samuel-wazizi-in-buea-349530.html

Samuel Wazizi alias Halla Ya Matter, the presenter of Pidgin News on the Buea-based CMTV is under police custody in connection with the ongoing socio-political situation in Cameroon's North West and ...

News Cameroon police: Whereabouts of 100s Unknown After Cameroon Prison Riot

Published on: Monday 05 August 2019
Whereabouts of 100s Unknown After Cameroon Prison Riot
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/whereabouts-100s-unknown-after-cameroon-prison-riot

Hundreds of people marched in Cameroon's capital, demanding to know the whereabouts of imprisoned relatives who were moved to unknown locations last week after a riot inside a large Yaounde jail. "We simply want the government to let us know where they are," said Julius Berka, 32, who demonstrated Monday. "We do not have any bad intentions. It is our right to know where they are." The prisoners were moved after a riot in the Kondengui Central Prison on July 22.

News Cameroon police: Cameroon prison riots: Two days lockdown for support Anglophone prisoners afta riot

Published on: Sunday 28 July 2019
Cameroon prison riots: Two days lockdown for support Anglophone prisoners afta riot
News source: https://www.bbc.com/pidgin/tori-49116934

Kontri pipo for Anglophone regions dey na for house today as Southern Cameroon leaders don put Monday and Tuesday ... afta de attack bin say 177 ring leaders for riot dey for judicial police for give ...

News Cameroon police: Cameroon – CEMAC/Security Concerns: Stakeholders Begin Implementing Agreement On Securing Borders For Guaranteed Trade

Published on: Wednesday 08 May 2019
News source: http://www.cameroon-info.net/article/cameroon-cemacsecurity-concerns-stakeholders-begin-implementing-agreement-on-securing-borders-for-guaranteed-trade-342078.html

According to Cameroon's police boss, Martin Mbarga Nguelle, about FCFA 4 Billion, will be used to boost security at the CEMAC borders. “ We have to reinforce capacities, towards securing our borders. ...

News Cameroon police: HRW condemns Cameroon abuses in crackdown on separatists

Published on: Monday 06 May 2019
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/hrw-condemns-cameroon-abuses-crackdown-separatists-140113917.html

The declaration went largely unnoticed outside Cameroon, and "Ambazonia" -- named after a bay at the mouth of the Douala River -- has been recognised by no-one. Separatists have been blamed for ...