Paul Biya cancel the prosecution of English-speaking detainees

Cameroonian President Paul Biya, has decided Thursday to cancel the proceedings against 289 detainees in the Anglophone crisis, the presidency said in a statement.

The text, signed by the Secretary General of the Presidency, Ferdinand Ngoh, does not specify the name of the beneficiaries of this measure.

“After the creation of a National Committee for Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (CNDDR). This decision of the Head of State proceeds from his desire to allow (…) Our young compatriots [two] regions [English-speaking] of the country] to renounce violence. And return to the right path,” he added. 289 people involved in the prosecution by military courts, following a decision of President Paul Biya’s statement, will be released Friday after public hearings.

The decision of the head of state does not concern those who are considered criminals. Or sponsors of this crisis in the North West and South West.

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