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Cameroon releases arrested anglophone activists [The Morning Call]

Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has ordered the release and dropping of all charges against arrested leaders of the Anglophone Southwest and Northwest regions.

The order which was read on Wednesday on cameroon’s state radio, said the decision was taken by the government to address the concerns of the people from the Anglophone regions.

The leaders cited in the order include Lawyer Felix Nkongho, Dr Neba Fontem, Ayah Paul Abine and radio talk show host Mancho Bibixy among others who were facing charges at the Yaounde Military Tribunal.

They were arrested late last year and accused of inciting violence during the protests in the North West and Southwest regions against alleged govt bias on the english speaking people of cameroon.

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