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Cameroon: Over 2,000 Killed, 170 Villages Burned as Military Seizes Churches – The Voice Of Ambazonia

Cameroon: Over 2,000 Killed, 170 Villages Burned as Military Seizes Churches – The Voice Of Ambazonia

Over 2,000 people have been killed and 170 villages burned in English-speaking regions of Cameroon which has halted some Bible translation efforts, a Christian leader has warned. Violence has escalated in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions in the last 18 months, with reports of French-speaking state forces launching a string of random attacks, kidnappings, and rapes against English-speaking residents and their villages in Western Cameroon. After English-speaking residents in the Northwest and Southwest regions protested in October 2016 demanding autonomy because they feel underrepresented in the government, violence in those communities escalated throughout 2017. Last month, the United Nations expressed concern that the violence against those communities has only “worsened considerably” since 2017 as there have been multiple reports of detention, torture, burning down of homes …

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Source: Cameroon: Over 2,000 Killed, 170 Villages Burned as Military Seizes Churches – The Voice Of Ambazonia

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