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CPJ Condemns Closure of Foundation Radio in B’da

CPJ Condemns Closure of Foundation Radio in B’da

New York, May 13, 2013–The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the closure of an independent radio station on April 22 in retaliation for its broadcast of an interview that authorities said incited secessionism. Local officials in the northwestern city of Bamenda indefinitely shut down the studios of private station Foundation Radio, local journalists and news […]

SCNC Activists Still In Detention In Bamenda

SCNC Activists Still In Detention In Bamenda

Over two weeks after some 22 people; 2 of whom were women were arrested in Bamenda for allegedly holding a meeting of the Southern Cameroons National Council (SCNC), they remain in detention pending a court appearance. The police are reported to have pounced on the 22 persons in the Rendezvous neighborhood of Bamenda as they […]

13 southern Cameroon separatists Arrested in Bamenda

13 southern Cameroon separatists Arrested in Bamenda

      August 6, 2012. 13 members of the Southern Cameroons Liberation Movement (SOCALIM), a separatist body fighting for the secession of Anglophone Cameroon from La Republique Du Cameroun have been arrested for holding an illegal meeting in Bamenda last Saturday. They were picked up at SOCALIM’s National Secretariat at Alakuma-Mankon by elements of […]

Election 2011 – Southern Cameroons: SCNC Urges Cameroon Poll Boycott

Election 2011 – Southern Cameroons: SCNC Urges Cameroon Poll Boycott

The Southern Cameroon National Council has called on the Anglophone Cameroonian population to boycott the October 9 presidential elections, arguing that Southern Cameroons is not a part of Cameroon. The Southern Cameroon National Council, a separatist organisation seeking independence of the two English-speaking regions of the country, has called on all “Southerners’’ (the Anglophone Cameroonians) […]

16 Detained for SCNC Activities

16 Detained for SCNC Activities

Some 16 activists, six women included, of the secessionist Southern Cameroons National Council (SCNC), now operating as the United Nations State of Cameroon, arrested in Nwa Sub-Division of Donga Mantung Division recently are presently languishing in the Nkambe prison awaiting trial. According to security sources 16 activists of the United Nation State of Cameroon were […]