Cameroon

Top Human Rights Tweets of the Week

Jim Murphy Trending rights tweets this week: Both Armenia and Azerbaijan should immediately stop using cluster munitions, destroy their stockpile, and join the Convention on Cluster Munitions; Poland’s restrictive abortion laws; Saudi Arabia prepares to host a women’s empowerment conference as it…

Cameroon expels 500 Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram

Thousands of Nigerians have been displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees said it was “very concerned” after 517 Nigerians were expelled, including 313 who had requested asylum. As of February 17, more than 61,000 Nigerian…

Use of French in Cameroonian courts unleashes calls for independence

By Anderline Amamgbo Protests have started In the majority English speaking southern region of Cameroon, demanding an end to the use of French in the courts and in the school system. The protests started in October 2016, When a group…

Boko Haram Facing Mounting Regional Military Pressure

Human Wrongs Watch By Obinna Anyadike*   ABUJA , 4 February 2015 (IRIN)* – Nigeria and its neighbors have launched a major military offensive that has retaken a string of border towns from Boko Haram. The move comes just ahead…