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African Commission on
Human and Peoples' Rights

Press statement on Letter of Concern issued on the human rights issues arising from the violent crisis in the Republic of Cameroon

On 01 November 2019, the Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission) transmitted a Letter of Concern to the Republic of Cameroon following up on the discussions during the 65th Ordinary Session of the Commission on the human rights issues arising from the violent crisis affecting the Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon. The Chairperson reiterated the request of the Commission for Cameroon to grant authorization for the Commission to accompany Cameroon in the search for peace and for dealing with the human rights violations by undertaking a visit to the Republic of Cameroon.