HomeSouthern Cameroon StruggleMinister Issa Tchiroma Rejects Allegations Of Mass Killings, Salutes The Armed Forces For Steadfastness, Despite Provocations.
Government spokesman who doubles as the Minister of Communication, has rejected claims of mass killings in the two English speaking regions of Cameroon by military men. Minister Issa Tchiroma Bakary was speaking at a press conference in the Nations Capital Yaounde recently following the aftermath of September 22, and October 1, 2017.
The Government spokesperson noted that the law enforcement units showcased a remarkable sense of duty and restraint in their operations acting only in legitimate self-defense. Reiterating that It was this moderation in the retaliation of the law enforcement forces that helped to limit the loss of lives even though the regular troops were constantly harassed by armed assailants. Before his press conference, International Human Rights groups had alrready placed the deathtoll at approximately 100.