Women Arrested After Calling on Cameroon's Biya to Negotiate Peaceful Transition

Cameroon police have freed 40 of the more than 100 women arrested while trying to ask President Paul Biya, who has been in power for 36 years, to negotiate a peaceful political transition and solve the crisis caused by separatists groups demanding the independence of the English-speaking from the French-speaking regions of the central African country. National coordinator of the opposition Cameroon Peoples Party (CPP) and former presidential aspirant, Edith Kahbang Walla, said she led the women in the protest march Thursday in honor of Women's Day. She said Cameroon...


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Published By: VOA Africa - Tuesday, 13 March

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