Despite Biya’s clemency, more Anglophone detainees dragged to court today

21 December,2018

Several Anglophone activists arrested in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon in connection to the ongoing crisis return to the military tribunal in Yaounde today for their trial to continue.

Today’s trial comes exactly one week after about 289 persons arrested in connection to the crisis were freed following an order from the Head of State to discontinue their cases.

However, Paul Biya only ordered for the discontinuance of misdemeanour cases against and those suspected of committing serious crimes were maintained in detention.

Thus most off those retained in prison will by returning to the Yaounde military tribunal, amongst them a certain Asah Patrick Dangoh who appeared in a video reportedly filmed in a bunker at the gendarmerie headquarters under abject conditions.