Cameroon: At Least 79, Mostly Children, Kidnapped by Rebels

HeadlineNov 06, 2018
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In Cameroon, armed rebels kidnapped at least 79 students and their principal, according to local reports. The kidnapping in northwestern Cameroon was reportedly orchestrated by separatist fighters who have been calling for a secession of Cameroon’s anglophone regions, which they say are politically disadvantaged in the predominantly French-speaking nation.

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