Cameroon Armed Forces and Separatists Have the Anglophone Region on Lockdown Ahead of Election


On the one-year anniversary of the self-declared independence of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia, the Cameroonian government and the separatists themselves announced a restriction of movement within the region for 48 hours and a dusk-to-dawn curfew. Over the last year, the region has been convulsed by regular skirmishes and evidence of grave human rights violations by both government soldiers and separatists. The country is scheduled to head to the polls to vote in a presidential election in less than a week.

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