President Paul Biya of Cameroon addresses the UN last year. Biya on Wednesday halted the terrorism trial of leaders of the nation’s English-speaking community. Photo: Reuters President Paul Biya of Cameroon addresses the UN last year. Biya on Wednesday halted the terrorism trial of leaders of the nation’s English-speaking community. Photo: Reuters
President Paul Biya of Cameroon addresses the UN last year. Biya on Wednesday halted the terrorism trial of leaders of the nation’s English-speaking community. Photo: Reuters

Cameroon’s president halts terrorism trial of English-speaking rights activists

The move by Paul Biya is seen as an attempt to calm tensions in Cameroon, where English speakers say they suffer discrimination at the hands of the francophone majority

President Paul Biya of Cameroon addresses the UN last year. Biya on Wednesday halted the terrorism trial of leaders of the nation’s English-speaking community. Photo: Reuters President Paul Biya of Cameroon addresses the UN last year. Biya on Wednesday halted the terrorism trial of leaders of the nation’s English-speaking community. Photo: Reuters
President Paul Biya of Cameroon addresses the UN last year. Biya on Wednesday halted the terrorism trial of leaders of the nation’s English-speaking community. Photo: Reuters
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