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CHRDA publishes shocking list of military atrocities in Cameroon’s NW, SW regions

A view of Minister Mengot's residence burnt down (c)All rights reserved

The President of the Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa, CHRDA, Agbor Nkongho has published a list burnt down villages in Cameroon’s North West and South West regions.

Going by the statement, the Centre indicts Cameroon’s military for these wanton crimes against humanity.

It states that since October 2017, after the first military raids, 106 villages have been raided, burned down and their inhabitants have either partially or completely deserted the villages. 65 villages in the South West Region and 41 in the North West Region have been attacked, burned down partially or completely and deserted either completely or partially. Out of 65 affected villages in the South West Region, 45 are severely affected while out of 41 in the North West Region, 25 are severely affected.

Going by the centre, these crimes committed by the military needs to be thoroughly investigated and perpetrators brought before the competent authorities.

In the end, CHRDA’ s President said the Centre  has documented evidences of these crimes, alongside eyewitness testimonies, video and photographic records.

Published on 03.01.2023

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