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Cameroon City Shuts Down Over Language Issue

The streets were empty Monday in the Cameroonian city of Bamenda, as residents honored a call to strike over the increasing use of French in English-speaking parts of the country. A client and her attorney argue outside a courthouse in Bamenda as bystanders listen in.  The client, Ashu Gerorgette, wants her lawyer to defend her in court, after she was accused of illegally occupying a piece of land she inherited from her father. But the attorney refuses, citing the ongoing strike...

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