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Cameroon: detained anti Biya protersters released in Yaounde

Dozens of protesters who were arrested in Yaounde on Sunday for protesting before the cathedral have been released, sources have confirmed.

The were released on Tuesday afternoon after spending over two nights at the Judicial Police in Yaounde where they were interrogated, a source at the Judicial Police said.

Most of the protesters who were members of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement were protesting against what they call an electoral “hold up” after the Constitutional Council declared Paul Biya winner of the October 7 Presidential election.

The Vice President of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement Emmanuel Simh told journalducameroun.com that the protesters were denied access to their lawyers and family members while in detention describing the act as a gross violation to the rights.

 


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