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Cameroon: Protests in Douala in solidarity with Anglophone regions01:33

Cameroon: Protests in Douala in solidarity with Anglophone regions

Cameroon, Douala
October 22, 2017 at 03:10 GMT -00:00 · Published

Tens of people march in the streets of Cameroon's largest city Douala, Saturday, in a show of solidarity with pro-independence demonstrations across the English-speaking regions of Cameroon.The unrest erupted on the 56th anniversary of the unification of British and French territories in the west-central African country. The protesters demonstrated against the country's Francophone-dominant government and perceived discrimination against English speakers in the former British territory. The country was initially colonised by Germany but divided up between the British and French after World War One.

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Tens of people march in the streets of Cameroon's largest city Douala, Saturday, in a show of solidarity with pro-independence demonstrations across the English-speaking regions of Cameroon.The unrest erupted on the 56th anniversary of the unification of British and French territories in the west-central African country. The protesters demonstrated against the country's Francophone-dominant government and perceived discrimination against English speakers in the former British territory. The country was initially colonised by Germany but divided up between the British and French after World War One.

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