The report details crimes – many carried out since 2020 – of armed violence that has never been investigated or brought to a court of justice in Cameroon.
“We call on Cameroonian authorities to investigate allegations of human rights violations and other crimes under domestic law committed in the context of the armed violence in the Anglophone regions, and to prosecute those responsible for such violations in fair trials and before independent, impartial, and competent tribunals,” says Samira Daoud, Amnesty International’s regional director for west and central Africa.
The international human rights body conducted two visits to Cameroon in November 2022 and March 2023, but their requests for meetings with government ministers were ignored.
The Africa Report has covered the causes and history of the Anglophone Crisis, which began in 2017, in depth.
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