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Violence Hits Cameroon Over English vs. French

Several people were killed and hundreds more were arrested or are missing Thursday in northwest Cameroon in violence that followed rallies by the country's English-speaking minority. They were protesting what they call the overbearing influence of French in the bilingual country. Some are demanding a return to federalism while others are asking for secession from the Republic of Cameroon. Protesters in Bamenda, the capital of the northwest region of Cameroon, came out to stop the...

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