Bamenda protests: Hundreds arrested in Cameroon

Bamenda protests: Hundreds arrested in Cameroon
 

At least 100 people have been arrested following days of protests against the use of French in courts and schools in English-speaking parts of Cameroon.
Several others are being treated with bullet wounds in hospital in the region's main city, Bamenda.
Lawyers are opposed to the employment of court workers who do not understand the application of British common law.
Former British and French colonies joined together to form Cameroon in 1961.
The country has 10 semi-autonomous administrative regions - eight are Francophone and use the French civil law.
English-speakers have long complained... read more

 
23 November 2016 in World News, Views: 42
Source: BBC
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