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Fanning The Flames: The Anglophone Crisis

Published: 22 Mar 2021

Heightened tension between Francophones and Anglophones has led to multiple clashes that have transgressed into atrocities in Cameroon. Initiatives by the Cameroonian government to resolve the Anglophone crisis appear to be futile[1].  With this blog, we intend to raise more awareness about the atrocities occurring in Cameroon. As such, we appeal to the international community…

Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis Update

Published: 11 Feb 2021

Heightened tension between Francophones and Anglophones has led to multiple clashes that have transgressed into atrocities in Cameroon. Initiatives by the Cameroonian government to resolve the Anglophone crisis appear to be futile.  With this blog, we intend to raise more awareness about the atrocities occurring in Cameroon. As such, we appeal to the international community…

Open Letter: the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights urged to address serious and systematic human rights violations in Cameroon

Published: 29 Oct 2019

  H.E Solomon Dersso, Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights   CC: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Chairman of the African Union  Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission Smail Chergui, Commissioner for Peace and Security of the African Union Commission Banjul, The Gambia, 25 October 2019 Your Excellency, We, a coalition…

Crisis in Anglophone Cameroon: It’s time to end the escalation

Published: 31 May 2018

  The Anglophone crisis has plagued the north western and south western regions of Cameroon for more than a year and seems no closer to resolution. It has reportedly caused the deaths of at least 120 civilians and 43 members of the security forces. Since the end of 2016, and exacerbated since October 2017, the…

IRRI Newsletter: In Case You Missed It (Jan- July 2017)

Published: 30 Jul 2017

The first six months of this year has continued at a pace for IRRI. Not only have the areas we work in continue to be challenging but we have worked hard to ensure the voices of the displaced and conflict affected communities are not only heard but heeded at the international level. In addition, our…

Why We Shouldn’t Ignore What’s Happening in Cameroon

Published: 24 May 2017

When Cameroon’s President Paul Biya decided to switch the internet in Cameroon’s anglophone provinces back on in April after three months, it might have looked like the crisis that had paralysed those parts of the country since the end of last year was over. But faced with continuous internal and external problems, including anglophone discontent,…