Statement by DROI Chair Panzeri on the situation in Cameroon 


Regarding the increase in repression and attacks on fundamental freedoms in Cameroon, Antonio Panzeri, Chair of the EP Subcommittee on Human Rights, made the following statement:

Since the presidential election on October 7, 2018, Cameroon is experiencing a wave of demonstrations challenging the re-election of President Biya, as well as repression of all forms of peaceful protests, resulting in multiple arrests, including that of Cameroonian opposition leader and presidential candidate, Mr. Maurice Kamto.