Cameroon: Women Kidnapped By Separatists in Anglophone Cameroon Released

Thirty women kidnapped by pro-independence rebels in western Cameroon earlier this week have been released, some with serious injuries.

The women were released on Wednesday, having been captured days earlier in the country’s restive English-speaking region.

The Cameroonian authorities said they had been abducted by “heavily armed terrorists” in the village of Kedjom Keku, in the North-West region, then “severely tortured”.

The region has been racked for more than six years by a conflict between…


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