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News Cameroon Security: Three Cameroon soldiers charged with murder over February massacre

Published on: Thursday 11 June 2020
Three Cameroon soldiers charged with murder over February massacre
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/three-cameroon-soldiers-charged-murder-over-february-massacre-004705229.html

Yaoundé (AFP) - Three soldiers have been charged with murder over a massacre in western Cameroon, where security forces are fighting anglophone separatists, the army said Thursday. "The three Cameroonian soldiers have been placed in provisional detention in Yaounde military prison," army spokesman

News Cameroon Security: Cameroon archbishop says treating COVID-19 with plant-based remedy

Published on: Tuesday 16 June 2020
Cameroon archbishop says treating COVID-19 with plant-based remedy
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/cameroon-archbishop-says-treating-covid-181359100.html

A Catholic archbishop in Cameroon says he has developed two plant-based remedies for COVID-19 which are given free to those who test positive for the respiratory disease. Archbishop Samuel Kleda of Douala diocese, who has practised herbal medicine for several years, declined to give the composition

News Cameroon Security: Cameroon Prison Fire Seriously Injures Inmates

Published on: Thursday 28 May 2020
Cameroon Prison Fire Seriously Injures Inmates
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/cameroon-prison-fire-seriously-injures-inmates

Authorities in Cameroon are investigating a fire inside a maximum-security prison in the port city of Douala that sent three inmates to the hospital with serious burns. A fire official said two firefighters were also injured Thursday trying to put out the blaze at the New Bell jail in the commercial capital. Firefighters were able to keep the fire from spreading to a heavily populated neighborhood close to the prison. It is unclear what started the fire, nor if the fire was linked to overcrowded conditions in the prison. Human rights groups, including Amnesty International, say overcrowding

News Cameroon Security: Human rights in Africa: Review of 2019

Published on: Wednesday 08 April 2020
Human rights in Africa: Review of 2019
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/nigeria/human-rights-africa-review-2019

Armed groups in Cameroon, Mali, Nigeria, Somalia and elsewhere committed abuses, including killings and abductions, which caused mass displacements. State security forces often replied with serious ...

News Cameroon Security: Bombing Kills 10, Triggers Renewed Boko Haram Fear in Cameroon

Published on: Tuesday 07 April 2020
Bombing Kills 10, Triggers Renewed Boko Haram Fear in Cameroon
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/bombing-kills-10-triggers-renewed-boko-haram-fear-cameroon

"I want to seize this opportunity to appeal to our population to be more vigilant, to be cautious, to collaborate with the forces of law and security." FILE - Cameroonian soldiers stand guard at a ...

News Cameroon Security: Cameroon army defends its behaviour in Anglophone regions

Published on: Tuesday 03 March 2020
Cameroon army defends its behaviour in Anglophone regions
News source: http://www.rfi.fr/en/africa/20200304-cameroon-army-defends-its-behavior-anglophone-regions

Cameroon’s military has hit back at criticism about its conduct in the country’s Anglophone regions in response to reporting by RFI on alleged abuses by Cameroonian soldiers. An army spokesperson say…

News Cameroon Security: African Union needs a more robust response to conflict in Cameroon

Published on: Monday 02 March 2020
African Union needs a more robust response to conflict in Cameroon
News source: http://theconversation.com/african-union-needs-a-more-robust-response-to-conflict-in-cameroon-132449

But a host of others – including Biafra, Katanga, Bioko, Zanzibar, Darfur, Casamance, Somaliland – have not seen much support. Many of Cameroon’s neighbours, and a few on the Peace and Security ...

News Cameroon Security: Cameroon bizman held with cartridge at Vadodara airport

Published on: Saturday 28 September 2019
Cameroon bizman held with cartridge at Vadodara airport
News source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/vadodara/cameroon-bizman-held-with-cartridge-at-vadodara-airport/articleshow/71355242.cms

Vadodara: A pharmaceutical businessman from Cameroon was arrested at Vadodara airport on Friday for carrying a cartridge in his coat’s pocket. A sub-inspector of the Central Industrial Security ...

News Cameroon Security: Cameroon: Security in the South West Region - Governor, French Ambassador Exchange Views

Published on: Tuesday 24 September 2019
Cameroon: Security in the South West Region - Governor, French Ambassador Exchange Views
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201909250191.html

Christophe Guilhou visited the region at the weekend and held talks with Governor Bernard Okalia Bilai. As the South West Region takes its pulse ahead of the Major National Dialogue called by the ...

News Cameroon Security: Rights Group Accuses Cameroon Forces of Civilian Deaths, Rape

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
Rights Group Accuses Cameroon Forces of Civilian Deaths, Rape
News source: https://allafrica.com/view/group/main/main/id/00069039.html

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 disability and a young man with a mental disability.

News Cameroon Security: CPJ joins call for UN Security Council to act on Cameroon crisis

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
News source: https://cpj.org/blog/2019/06/cameroon-un-security-council-jailed-journalists.php

On March 16, Cameroon's Minister of Communication, Issa Tchiroma Bakari, denounced French online news outlet Le Monde as unprofessional at a press conference after it reported on allegations that ...

News Cameroon Security: Dozens killed in major Boko Haram attack on Cameroon island

Published on: Wednesday 12 June 2019
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/06/dozens-killed-major-boko-haram-attack-cameroon-island-190612174151890.html

Cameroon's defence ministry said that "more than 300 heavily ... "As of today, we have 21 military and 16 civilian fatalities," the source said. Another security source told AFP that about 40 ...

News Cameroon Security: Cameroon Arrests More Opposition Supporters as Protest Efforts Intensify

Published on: Monday 10 June 2019
News source: https://www.voanews.com/a/cameroon-arrests-more-opposition-supporters-as-protest-efforts-intensify/4953257.html

Cameroon has detained hundreds more supporters of opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who is facing treason charges after leading protests and asserting that he won last October's presidential election. ...