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· February, 2011

Stories about Cameroon from February, 2011

Cameroon: Police Use Brute Force Against Protesters

Opposition groups in Cameroon organized protests on Wednesday Wednesday, February 23, 2011 to call for President Paul Biya to leave office. President Paul Biya, who is running for re-election later...

Cameroon: Soldiers beat up opposition leader

The Chia Report confirms that Cameroon O'bosso leader and 2011 Presidential candidate, Kah Walla has been hospitalized with major injuries following confrontations with the military.

Cameroon: Photos of Army Brutality

The Chia Report has published some of the first pictures to be published by any International media depicting the brutalization of peaceful protesters by forces of Biya's Special Intervention Brigade...

Cameroon: Video: Police Brutality

A video showing police brutality in Cameroon following nation-wide anti-government protests calling for President Paul Biya to step down.

Cameroon: Police Brutality against Protesters

Patrice Nganang posted on Twitter a link to a video showing police violently dispersing a demonstration in Douala on February 21. Cameroonians are calling for large demonstrations for free elections...

Cameroon: EU Grant Sparks Homophobia Row

A few days after the slaughter of gay rights activist David Kato in Uganda, another gay-rights related issue has come under the spotlight in Cameroon. European Union funding of Alice Nkom's...

Africa: Is the smell of jasmine hitting West Africa?

Osabutey argues that West Africa seems likely to be hit by Jasmine’s smell: “As protestors in Egypt continue to push out dictator Hosni Mubarak out of office after three decades...

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