Cameroonians from the Southwest and Northwest, two English-speaking part of Cameroon , demonstrated again on Monday.

In Buea (south-west), elected representatives of the Social Democratic Front (Sdf), the main opposition party of Cameroon , were in the front line.

Their leader John Fru Ndi also took part .img-20161205-wa0043

Around the leader of the SDF and the main leaders of the opposition party, were closed to 6000 Thousand people who  gathered at the Molyko Stadium, where the Anglophone demonstration was held.

John Fru Ndi, expressed his solidarity with the demands of the English-speaking people of Cameroon , who are advocating for  federalism or the secession of Cameroon. A claim, which Etoudi  does not intend to yield to. For the government, such a claim is not on the agenda.

During the demonstrations in Buea,angry population refused to sing the national anthem of Cameroon.

In a synchronized manner, the population of Kumba also made their voices heard Monday. The people responded to the slogan of the Anglophone teachers, lawyers and civil society who are currently  still striking.

In Bamenda, where the Anglophone protest began , the situation was also very tense throughout the day.

Alafnet.com is aware that Some clashes took place between the population and the police .In Bamenda shops remained closed. The men in uniform squared the city and shots were even heard in places in the chief town of the North-West region.

There has been  no reports of deaths or injuries at press time.

 

An eyewitness reports say at least one person was arrested, “Policemen arrested my little brother while he was on his bike on his way to collect his fiancée’s medication,” said Achu, a resident of Bamenda.

Later in the evening only police patrol the city of Bamenda. Below is a Video of police  repression at the Roundabout Hospital in Bamenda Monday ….

Meanwhile the graduation ceremony which was to be held at Bamenda University on 9 December has been postponed to a later date by the Vice-Chancelloor of the University of Bamenda Dr T.  Akenji.

By Evangeline Sih



 

 

 

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