Philip Obanji, Jr. IRIN News November 3, 2017
October 1 was the day when thousands of Cameroonians in the two English-speaking regions took to the streets demanding secession from the rest of the majority Francophone country. The security forces responded with violence. Just in Bamenda, the capital of Northwest Region, Amnesty International said 17 people were killed. There is now mounting concern that Cameroon’s “anglophone crisis” is spinning out of control.
Also see Understanding harmful economic systems, especially the section on maintaining control.
PHOTO: Cameroonian refugees arriving in Cross River State, Nigeria. Credit UNHCR