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Cameroon Moves to Legalize Capital Punishment for Convicted Terrorists

Human rights groups and opposition lawmakers in Cameroon are protesting a new draft law which makes terrorism punishable by death. The government says the move is necessary to deter collaboration with militant groups like Boko Haram - which has been recruiting and terrorizing communities along Cameroon’s border with Nigeria. The draft law was passed the first week of December. Critics say the law could lead to abuse and threatens human rights. Forbi Nchinda of the opposition's...

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