Cameroon Arrests More Opposition Supporters as Protest Efforts Intensify

Cameroon has detained hundreds more supporters of opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who is facing treason charges after leading protests and asserting that he won last October's presidential election.  The arrests happened Saturday as security forces disrupted a planned demonstration calling for Kamto's release. Book seller Germain Kamte was found lying on the ground Monday in the Nlonkak neighborhood of Cameroon's capital with bruises all over her body. She told the crowd that found her it was police who stopped her and her four friends, accused them of supporting a planned...

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Published By: VOA Africa - 6 days ago

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