News related to Ambazonia

Oct 04, 2018

Ambazonia: Complete Lockdown Before Elections

The article below was published by Quartz Africa: On Monday Oct. 1 [2018], Cameroon’s Anglophone separatists marked the first anniversary of their self-declared breakaway state, the Federal Republic of Ambazonia (Southern Cameroons) in a somber mood. This was a marked difference from last year’s outpouring of celebrations and rhetoric by locals to unilaterally and symbolically declare independence...

Oct 04, 2018

Ambazonia: Complete Lockdown Before Elections

While demonstrations were held in major cities around the world on 1 October 2018 in celebration of the declaration of independence of Ambazonia one year earlier, Ambazonia itself was in stark contrast....

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Oct 03, 2018

Ambazonia: US Congress Resolution calls on Cameroon...

The article below was published by Cameroon News Agency: The US Congress has called on the Cameroun government to release Sisiku Ayuktabe and 46 other persons arrested in Nigeria and repatriated to Cameroun....

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Oct 01, 2018

UNPO & Ambazonians To Hold Peaceful Demonstration...

On Monday 1 October 2018, the UNPO and its Member organisation the Ambazonia Governing Council (AGC) will be holding a peaceful demonstration in Brussels, Belgium, to call for an end to the human rights...

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Oct 01, 2018

Ambazonia: Cameroonian State Imposes Curfew on...

The article below was published by Africa News: Authorities in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon have imposed a 48-hour curfew meant to restrict movement over what it terms “threats from...

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Sep 28, 2018

Ambazonia: European Union Abstains from Observing...

This article was originally published by AfricaNews The European Union, EU, has officially confirmed that it will not deploy observers for Cameroon’s October 7 presidential polls. The EU office...

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Sep 27, 2018

AGC Condemns Violence Against Civilians in Am...

The Ambazonia Governing Council is appalled by the level of violence committed against civilians in Ambazonia (the erstwhile Southern Cameroons). Some of these actions have been documented by Human Rights...

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Sep 21, 2018

Ambazonia: USA Still Supporting Cameroonian Military...

  Since the end of 2016, Cameroonian citizens in the country’s English-speaking regions have been calling for more equitable representation in government and more respect for English—one...

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Sep 20, 2018

Ambazonia: Cameroon Authorities Prevent People...

This article was published by Africanews.com. Authorities in Cameroon’s Northwest region say they will not allow people without legitimate reasons to leave the area. A communique dated 18 September...

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Sep 14, 2018

HRC Side-Event Discusses Inclusivity and Intersectionality...

Opening remarks were given by Lucia Parrucci, UNPO Advocacy Officer and also moderator of the event, and Hanno Schedler, from the Society for Threatened Peoples. Ms Parrucci highlighted how indigenous...

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Sep 13, 2018

HRC Side Event: Unrepresented Women’s Rights...

To fully address women’s difficulties, it is essential that societies look beyond the main aspect of a problem. Although all achievements in the name of women are positive steps, the success of privileged...

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Sep 10, 2018

Timeline: Unfolding of the Independence Movement...

27 July 2018: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) releases statement on Cameroon crisis criticising both sides for Human Rights violations, singling out the government's “heavy-handed”...

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Jul 26, 2018

Ambazonia: New OHCHR Statement On Cameroon Crisis...

The statement below was released by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Wednesday [25 July 2018] expressed deep...

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Jul 25, 2018

Ambazonia: Real Solutions Needed for a Complex...

This article was published by bareta.news: Jerry John Rawlings, born 22 June 1947, former head of state and president of Ghana has called on the UN, AU and France not to impose superficial solutions to...

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Jul 20, 2018

Ambazonia: Serbia Urged to Stop Selling Arms to...

The article below was published by Balkan Insight: Amnesty International told BIRN that Cameroon has used Serbian-made weapons in a pattern of "systematic violations" of human rights, and has called on...

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Jun 26, 2018

Ambazonia: African Expert Calls for Radical Change...

Cameroon’s governance and security problems have historically attracted little outside attention. But this seems likely to change, for two reasons. The first is the growing political crisis in the...

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Jun 08, 2018

Ambazonia: Dozens Killed by Government Forces...

  The article below was published by the Cameroon Intelligence Report:   More than two dozen people have been killed in one of Cameroon’s restive Anglophone regions, in what appears...

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May 23, 2018

Ambazonia: Australia Expresses Concern about Situation...

The article below was originally published by SBS News: Australia has joined the US, Britain and dozens of other nations in criticising Cameroon’s human rights record, as up to a dozen of the West...

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May 14, 2018

Ambazonia: UNPO Deplores EU Decision to Not Send...

This article has been published by Cameroon Concord: The head of the European Union to Cameroon, said they will not send an observation mission during the presidential elections to take place in the...

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Apr 11, 2018

Ambazonia: Francophones and Anglophones to Protest...

The article below was originally published by Journal du Cameroun The Anglophone Crisis seems to have taken a different twist as a memorandum signed by some disgruntled individuals, planning mass protest...

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Mar 28, 2018

UNPO Welcomes Its Newest Member: Southern Cam...

More information will follow on the Southern Cameroons Member profile soon. The State of Ambazonia is a republic in Western-Central Africa and makes up an area of 43,000 km2 with approximately...

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Mar 26, 2018

Ambazonia: Nigeria Hands over 47 Asylum-seekers...

The article below was published by UNHCHR UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has learned with great concern of the forced return by Nigeria of 47 Cameroonians, who were handed over to the Cameroonian...

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Jan 11, 2018

Update: UNPO Deeply Condemns the Violence in the...

The State of Ambazonia, also formerly known as British Southern Cameroons, makes up around 15% of the Cameroon population and is predominantly English speaking. Since their independence from Britain, they...

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Nov 30, 2012

Southern Cameroons: ID Cards And Currency To Be...

Below is an article published in Punch Nigeria: The Southern Cameroons National Council has announced plans to introduce identity cards, currency and treasury bills for Bakassi and other areas in the...

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Mar 12, 2008

Southern Cameroons: Keeping The Troops Busy

Once again a distant government resorts to violence in the wake of price hikes, unresolved national inequalities, and a disregard for human rights. Below is an excerpt of a press release released...

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Dec 21, 2007

Southern Cameroons: Reality Recognised

The judge in the case against Southern Cameroons National Council (SCNC) Vice-Chairman Nfor Ngala Nfor, and other SCNC members arrested at a press conference on 20 January 2007, has thrown the...

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Dec 12, 2007

Southern Cameroons: Charges Dropped

After much postponements and disruptions in the case if Mr. Nfor Ngala Nfor, the charges held against him were dropped putting an end to a long year of tribunal adjournments. The Hague, 10 December...

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Apr 26, 2007

Southern Cameroons: Coordination Conference

The United Nations Trust Territory of the Southern Cameroons under United Kingdom Administration (UNTTSCUKA) has recently convened a conference to discuss issues relating to Southern Cameroons. At the...

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Jan 24, 2007

UNPO Appeal Follows Mass Arrest

UNPO has made extensive appeals for the immediate and unconditional release of all those detained, and for the protection of their right to continue activities in peaceful pursuit of human rights for...

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Dec 04, 2006

Southern Cameroons: Another Death upon Impri...

On 28 November 2006 Southern Cameroonian activist Philip Tete passed away, following prolonged detention under severe conditions in prison. A victim of “prolonged torture, trauma, lack of medical...

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Oct 04, 2006

Southern Cameroons: Armed Forces and Security...

Below is an article, as reported to UNPO, issued following the targeting of the family of Mr Nfor Ngala Nfor leader of the SCNC and the event that occurred on the 29 September 2006: "Early yesterday...

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