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Cameroon’s Army Chief Admits Atrocities on Civilians

La Republique du Cameroun’s army chief of staff, General Rene Claude Meka visited Bamenda, in the northern part of Ambazonia on Wednesday April 11th 2018 to evaluate the state of the war against the people of Ambazonia declared months ago by absentee president Paul Biya. The war, which has been on since November 2017 has seen heavy casualties on both sides and resulted in over 100,000 civilians fleeing their homes to neighboring towns and neighboring countries like Nigeria in search for safety.

Speaking at the deserted and devastated battleground to soldiers currently militarizing the area, the elderly general blamed the soldiers for abusing the population they are supposed to be protecting. He instructed his commanders to be nice to the population so that the population can help them out in the war against the people of Ambazonia.

This declaration has been heavily criticized as a senseless declaration considering that the general is asking the soldiers to cooperate with the same people they are fighting. The same soldiers have been given full orders to shoot on sight and shoot to kill since January 2018, an order which has led to many villagers deserting their homes, hiding women and children in the forests and organizing themselves into self-defense groups. The same soldiers have adopted a scorched-earth military tactic for several months now in the process of which they have burnt many elderly villagers in their homes who were too old to run away like the younger ones. The same soldiers have looted hundreds of homes and made away with livestock, food, money, jewelry and other valuable items while destroying what couldn’t be carried away like motorbikes and vehicles. In short, the General asking these soldiers to cooperate with the population is like asking one to sleep with an enemy. It will take decades, if not a century to restore any kind of friendship between the population and the army in Ambazonia.

By acknowledging the need to work with the population and not against it, General Meka is doing too little and too late. The easy thing to do in order to win back the population would be to simply lay down arms and demilitarize the zone. One doesn’t need a PhD in warfare in order to figure that out. Civilians will come back to their homes – if they have one to return to – if soldiers stop parading the streets in search for people to shoot. Gen. Meka is not ignorant. He knows the solution to the crisis but like his boss president Paul Biya, he prefers to fuel the war on and keep the crisis ongoing. It is the best and easiest strategy to ensure the extermination of the people of Ambazonia. If you see things from that angle, then his orders to his commanders to lure the population back into the villages make complete sense.

The same strategy is being put in place in other parts of Ambazonia like Manyu County where a meeting by colonial administrators is holding to find ways to ensnare the people who have managed to find safety in remote caves and forests. They know that as long as the thousands of displaced Ambazonians stay alive in other places, eventually they will return someday to fight for their land. So the best strategy is to pretend to want them back home, entrap them then bundle them off into prisons in La Republique du Cameroun or kill straight away as the case is right now.

Unfortunately, citizens of Ambazonia have learned from experience never to trust anything related to La Republique du Cameroun, never again! And it shall not be business as usual General.

Written by
Ndoh Emmanuel

Otto Ama
18 Comments

18 Comments

  1. George

    April 12, 2018 at 8:22 AM

    I don’t pity that general. The army of LRC has already lost the battle for the hearts of the Southern Cameroonian population. Killing children and grandparents, burning, looting and raping young girls and boys. In fact the army gradually loses control over the rural areas. Large parts of Manyu division are already in control of self defense groups. The main roads and Mamfe central is still under government control. But for how long. Biya is running low with money. Now borrow from China. Weapons from Russia for that useless war were intercepted in Tunesia. LRC shall release our leaders and start negotiations for a peaceful separation of the two Cameroons. The 57 years old project has failed. There is no turning back.

    • Jojo

      April 12, 2018 at 2:18 PM

      Yet @George you are proving once again that you are a sore looser. Are you kidding me, why would you pity a flag general? He should be the one pity you for your miserable life.
      By the way this general is in Bamenda, a so called Ambazonia territory what are you going to do?. What a joke! Beratafake can said all he wants to, it wouldn’t change a dam thing on the ground, peace is just around the corner.

  2. BAWA

    April 12, 2018 at 9:26 AM

    The list continues?
    Is he coming to complete what Minster of defense and Atangana Ngi Paul failed to do?
    Sooner we will see the Old dictator coming to NW/SW
    Ground Zero should practice to take this War to Douala and Western Regions so that LRD can have a better excuse of Burning down their own Villages, We can no longer continue to play defense, Offensive defense is now needed

    • George

      April 12, 2018 at 11:00 AM

      I disagree with you to take the war to LRC. If we do so we will lose sympathy. No we have to beat the oppressor in our territory. We are no agressors. LRC is annexing us. Even we take prisoners of war we need to treat them according international standards. We want to build up a nation of good. Moral and integrity is needed.

      • Amba

        April 12, 2018 at 12:10 PM

        I disagree with you. We need to hire suicide bombers and bring down everything n post centrale, rond point, Bonanjo, Bastos, al those ministries in yaounde and more. Time to bend the heathen.

        • Monkey Kola

          April 12, 2018 at 12:21 PM

          Amba,

          is your own belly that fatty that one can’t tie a belt around it so you may show us an example of how Sh## is being blown in the air around Bastos?

          Fear-fear animal.

        • George

          April 12, 2018 at 12:41 PM

          Bullshit Amba. Then we lose credibility as freedom fighters/independence movement. We Southern Cameroonians are no terrorists and shall never apply terrorist methods. To win our fight we need the full suppport of our population. There is no military solution. In the end we need to sit on the round table.

          Long live our beautiful Ambaland

    • bro_came

      April 12, 2018 at 5:52 PM

      My friend Bawa I am with you on this, please bring your terrorist war to Douala and Yoaunde so we can close this genocide page for good. You filthy animals called ambazonians are so annoying.

  3. Joshua Ngome

    April 12, 2018 at 3:03 PM

    It is a war of resistance guys. The more resistant side will win and I am sure that side is not our side in terms of resources, ammunition and moral. Our IG and defense groups must find a way to take this to the negotiating table. And one way to do that is a total economic blockade. Only that can bring LRC to the negotiation table.

    • Jojo

      April 12, 2018 at 6:08 PM

      @Joshua Ngome,
      At least someone with some common sense, but remember that the country has been on economy blockage for more than 20 years. With this tactic, only little people suffer the most.
      What you have to do is to get this secession idea off the table and the whole country will rally behind you. Peoples are sick because of Biya, but your secession idea makes them more sicker. Just a taught!

  4. Pa Dee

    April 12, 2018 at 3:58 PM

    In my opinion if attacking LRC can force them to the negotiating table it is okay and a good way out. We keep saying no attacks while they attack us everyday. I remember at the beginning of this whole thing in 2016 we used to say “no violence no violence”. Any Ambazonians who mentioned anything involving violence were denounced, soon we saw that peaceful demonstrations were not shaking LRc in any way. I think that is exactly how we shall feel very soon. Self-defense will not shake LRC in any way. That’s a bitter fact we must admit.

  5. George

    April 12, 2018 at 6:08 PM

    Economic pressure is much stronger than a killed LRC soldier.

  6. Janice Beyongsi

    April 12, 2018 at 7:40 PM

    Viva Cameroon-created by the white man to serve his purpose! At least Cameroon is recognized though a CARCO of the white man; something the PUTATIVE republic of Kidnappers, lawlessness, chaos and disorder, child molesters you name it will never be. Kibarinko Head Coffee Bang Fen Wirki (Shit) Ntum Bara Mark you guys still don’t get it.Are we progressing or retrogressing ever since you cyber-terrorists started this your fits of hallucination and madness cum SCORCH EARTH POLICY?OOOH Nge eh !NYAMFUKAS you are!!!The truth must be spoken! Till the day Jesus comes back there will never be an Ambazonia .You salivate about South African and South Sudanese struggle but Biya the French puppet gave you everything you asked for! At least he pays people while you guys ask for donations, kill and maim in total reckless manner. Did 3o years of exposure to the British made you BANTUs, MONKERYS and sub-HUMANS British??NO! NO.You guys ain’t seen shit yet for at the right time, fighter jets will be deployed like in conventional wars to Bomb the shit out of the handful of you cyber bullies.AMBAZONIA-PUTATIVE REPUBLIC of smelly sub-Human NiggERS!AMBAZONIA-TRUE HEART OF DARKNES!M

  7. Mukong

    April 12, 2018 at 7:59 PM

    The french really did a number on these clowns from LRC. How can a people be so devoid of self esteem. They will never indulge in sensible discuss other than grand standing and bravado.
    Ambalanders as you can all see, they are all going mad because we dare to say enough is enough.

  8. Pa Dee

    April 13, 2018 at 12:05 AM

    LRC is in full panic mood now. They thought bullying and intimidation would work as usual.

    • Shillah

      April 13, 2018 at 10:03 AM

      Pa dee lrc is only in panic in ur mind n on ur Facebook. So moron keep dreaming ambafool

    • Monkey Kola

      April 13, 2018 at 10:41 AM

      Pa Dee,

      you’re the one panicking. You thought you’ll just wake up one day and set all Anglos against Francos, and the majority of Anglos would buy your S###. No Sir. If you want to join the boat of soldiers to match towards Etoudi, you’re more than welcome at all times. But, if you think you can provoke a genocide in our country to seal your deals with Oyibos that are behind you, you’re dreaming.

      We’ll fight both you and Oyibo man, without any discrimination whatsoever.

      I for one, would not mind to join any force that would soon be created to give you a taste of your own medicine.

      I guess you think you have monopoly over violence, burning of houses, kidnapping, intimidation…our own fight shall meet you in the WEST.

      • George

        April 13, 2018 at 10:51 AM

        Hahaha froggie. We Southern Cameroonians laugh about you. Good luck with your banana republic. The fall or death of PB won’t change anything. Francos remain francos.

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