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Mayhem In Belo: Restoration Forces In Five Hours Battle With LRC Soldiers

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As early as 5am, Thursday April 5, 2018, gunshots where already heavy in Belo, Boyo County, Northern Zone of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia. Restoration forces, were engaged in a serious gun battle with colonial forces of la Republique du Cameroun (LRC).

According to reports, LRC military invaded Belo, after being tipped off about a training camp of Amba forces. Their arrival in the area caused huge fighting, leaving casualties on the sides of la Republique with the colonial la Republique Forces resulting in summarily executions of civilians who ran for safety in the bushes

Frustrated LRC forces destroyed villagers’ property

Thursday April 5, 2018 was an unforgettable day in the lives of inhabitants of Belo, extending to road users. The tension in that part of Boyo County in the Northern zone was unprecedented, mind-blowing, deadly and frightening.

As the day grew older, the restoration forces devised a means to paralyse LRC forces intervention. They divided themselves in groups and spread all over Belo. While some were engaged in exchange of shots with the colonial forces, others went to Anyajua village and destroyed the bridge leading to the village.

This strategy seemed to have trapped the military that could not use vehicles to cross over, while those who had crossed trekked to come back.

In the cause of shooting, scores of LRC forces were killed. More reinforcement came from Mezam County, but could not match-up with the prowess of the Amba fighters. Unconfirmed information say over 50 LRC fighters were killed, and two trucks burnt down.

Frustrated with the huge defeat, LRC military resorted to terrorising innocent citizens in and around Belo.

Civilians killed

 “We were returning from an interior village where we went to accompany a sick relative. Upon arriving Belo, we heardgun shots from every direction and a voice speaking in French, ‘Hey! Vous etes qui? garrez vous la et descendez   du vehicule’ , asking us who we are and ordered us to step down the vehicle and hand over the keys. We alighted from the car and they ordered us again to bringour vehicle to where they were standing. We were three of us, all men. I entered the car and drove few metres where the over 50 military men were standing. We came out and were told to off our phones, present our ID cards and lie down which we did. While doing so the Soldiers continued firing shots in the air indiscriminately. They went to our car and searched it telling us that if they find anything suspicious, they will shoot us and dump us in bushes. My whole body was wet; I quickly took holy water from my pocket and sprayed on my body asking God to intervene. As if God heard my prayer, we saw about 15 other vehicles heading to Bamenda and other areas, they were all stopped by the military, at that time we were over 200. I said to myself even if they want to kill, they cannot kill 200 innocent civilians. The other newcomers were also asked to do same exercise we did. After spending close to three hours, the military allowed us to go to our various destinations, sending us away with deafening shots in the air. As I drove along, we saw more reinforcement coming down from Bamenda about four pickups with Elite forces dressed in mufti, they were certainly descending to Belo. We later arrived Bamenda around 2 PM,” A driver told BaretaNews

Back in Belo, a Police Officer popularly called ‘Commissaire’ was mistakenly shot by LRC forces and rushed to the Mbingo hospital where he was operated upon for over four hours. Eye witness account says, he was walking with his assistant in civilian wear when the colonial forces mistook him for the restoration forces, because the zone was declared no go area.

A stray bullet killed a young boy who was sitting in their compound. Dillon Ninuh died on the spot. Others were also short at Anyajua

Belo covers a surface area of about 346 square kilometres. The Belo municipality covers 29 villages with 96 quarters and has a population estimate of 88,664 inhabitants. There are basically 5 ethnic groups in the municipality. These are: The Koms, Mbessas the Fulanis, the Mejungs and the Mejangs.

By Lucas Muma,

Managing Editor – BaretaNews

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  1. NO NONSENSE

    April 6, 2018 at 5:12 PM

    PHILEMON YANG IS VERY HAPPY FOR WHAT HIS TROPES HAVE DONE TO HIS IN-LAWS BECAUSE HE HAS REMAINED VERY SILENT WITHOUT CONDEMNING THE BRUTALITY OF HIS lrc forces .

    • homeboy

      April 7, 2018 at 7:38 AM

      I believe this story is fake example from article ‘More reinforcement came from Mezam County’ this is not realistic LRC will not get reinforcement from Mezam which will take minimum 4 hours to arrive while reinforcement from Bamenda or Bambui will take maximum 45 minutes. i know Mezam county and Boyo divisions very well.

      What do you profit with this propaganda articles? Even if there has been an incident it won’t be of the magnitude you claim here.

      BTW did you see videos of my own political defence group on FB? I told you guys i will get one during Easter. We need money please donate directly to the guys. FOOOLS

  2. Sunshine

    April 6, 2018 at 5:14 PM

    Please, please, some one should give us the email and Twitter accounts of all UN, AU, EU officials, the french president and british prime minister. We need their accounts to send individual alerts on what is happening in Ambazonia – West Cameroon. All Ambazonians should go on the offensive and individually from all continents to tell world leaders of biya’s annihilation of our people.

    Biya is not going to stop killing Ambazonians until everyone is dead.

  3. Malis

    April 6, 2018 at 6:09 PM

    There is no other solution that what was suppose to have happen in the first place.

    The population of Ambazonia is only going to grow and it can not be contained nor can LRC exterminate all Ambazonians.

    Any thing other than our total liberation serve only to strength our position and give us time to materialized the unstoppable.

    LRC is already operating at over capacity, Ambazonians has not even started.

    If money and military sophistication was the determining factor in any war, then this world today would be ruled by the SS, Gestapo and Nazi’s.

    LRC has not just only failed, it failed from the moment it decided to assimilate Ambazonians, this is why we are seeing this and this is going to continue till Ambazonians are free.

    What we are experiencing is the failure of LRC, an experiment that was never in the first place suppose to be initiated. With all the prove in front of their face, they can’t stand it. LRC can not stand the fact that what it set our to accomplish with a tiny group of people over a period of 60 years is a total failure. They can not stand their own evil, so they want to force us by all means to accept their evil. That is never going to happen.

    The biggest mistake LRC ever made in its arrogance is to kill our people, they will forever regret that.

    No entity can stop time or erase the memory of events out of man’s mind, this is why the only way out is separation, nothing else.

  4. Jojo

    April 6, 2018 at 6:22 PM

    You guys keep fooling yourselves, you hate simple reality. Granite, your ADF is there to protect, why worry, continue fanning the flames of destruction.

    • Saa

      April 6, 2018 at 6:41 PM

      “jojo the joker” rather than wasting your time in this forum, cowardly hiding behind the ugly face of your old white french woman, you son of a bitch would better spend your time being on CRTV convincing biya and your fellow frenchee niggas to live Anbazonia territory and people alone because the Amba people are not interested in your fake union. Amba people are strong willed people and not as small minded as your chicken self.

      • Malis

        April 6, 2018 at 8:35 PM

        He is so insane that he says thing without realizing consequence, he is a fool that has been fooled by people who are not fools but claimed by him to be fooling themselves.

        If we are fooling ourselves, then his presence here say clearly that he has been fooled by people who he claim are fooling themselves.

        I honestly prefer to fool myself that rather be fooled by a fool.

        • Jojo

          April 7, 2018 at 5:02 AM

          @Malis, Only cowards are afraid to speak out and stand for the truth! Fame without sound judgement is vain.
          The end time for the so called struggle is near. Soon you all will remember!

      • Jojo

        April 7, 2018 at 12:22 AM

        @Saa,
        Fuck you idiot and for your information you should note that the word niggas is no longer use even in America.

  5. NDEMA

    April 6, 2018 at 9:36 PM

    Malis thank you for that write up. Ambazonians are only in the-testing phase of the revolution. By this time next year no LRC soldier will want to cross west of the Mungo

  6. Kah

    April 6, 2018 at 9:45 PM

    Joshua use only a view soldiers to combat and take off the land while not Amba.

  7. George

    April 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM

    It’s high time to give our brace boys and girls on ground better ligistics.

    WE SHALL BE FREE

    • homeboy

      April 7, 2018 at 11:05 AM

      Please donate directly to my boys in batibo, did you see the video on FB? I promised i will get a political defence group during Easter. FOOOLS . more political groups are coming up and we will drain all your money and make you miserable in Europe. Let’s see how long you can donate.

      • George

        April 7, 2018 at 4:50 PM

        Pls give me the address of your asylum camp in Spain. I will not bring money but some bottles of 33 export. I assume that is what you francophones prefer.

        • bro_came

          April 8, 2018 at 5:49 AM

          Foolish George, 33 export is at least 400fcfa how about palm wine you Bush people consume all day long? Stupit dirty niggas.

  8. Dinga

    April 13, 2018 at 7:16 PM

    Saa jojo is not waisting his time here. He is paid. Its a job for them. By the way Jojo is not one person its a group of francos who are paid to spend the whole 24 hours a day on this website. They are doing their job please just ignore them.

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USA Breitbart News Network Calls Out Cameroon’s 85-Year-Old President 7th Term Run As Massacres Grow

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Cameroon’s 85-Year-Old President Wants a 7th Term as Massacres Grow

Breitbart News Network  is a far-right syndicated American news, opinion and commentary news founded in mid-2007 by conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart. It is widely read in America with over 45 million monthly readers. It forms one of those tabloits that elected President Donald Trump and it is daily read by Trump himself. In this richly written article, Breibart did ,not shy away from calling out the so-called Anglophone Cameroon by its real name as Southern Cameroons, it also shames and mocks Mr. Biya 7th term run for office as massacres grows in the Cameroons. BaretaNews brings you the article in full. Read on

 

The U.S. State Department on Monday condemned the release of a video appearing to show soldiers in Cameroon killing a woman and infant, among others.  As President Paul Biya, 85, prepares to run for a seventh term as president, foreign governments and human rights organizations are increasingly sounding the alarm on growing violence between French and English speakers in the country.
Biya announced that he would seek a seventh term as president on Friday, having clocked 36 years as the nation’s head of state in which most of the country, but not those in government, have experienced a significant economic decline. Should Biya win the election, he will be 92 years old by the time his latest term ends. Another significant issue with Biya’s rule is that he does not live in Cameroon for much of the year, preferring Switzerland to his own country. The New York Times noted this week that Biya has spent 4.5 of his 36 years in office abroad, even though his country faces major economic challenges, regular terrorist attacks on the part of neighboring Nigeria’s Boko Haram, and growing strife between francophone and anglophone Cameroonians.

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Joint Commanders of Restoration Forces Issue Ultimatum to Ambazonian MPs in La Republique du Cameroun

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Joint Commanders of Restoration Forces Issue Ultimatum to Ambazonian MPs in La Republique du Cameroun

BaretaNews has now confirmed a Joint declaration by commanders of Ambazonian Restoration forces in the homeland, requesting Ambazonian Members of Parliament (MPs) represented in the National Assembly of La Republique du Cameroun to resign and walk out of the foreign parliament. The declaration which was done in Kumba, economic headquarters of the Southern Zone of Ambazonia on July 14, 2018, gives the MPs an ultimatum of seven days to quit the colonial assembly and wait for when they’ll be requested to reconvene in Buea.

BaretaNews has been able to talk with 8 commanders on the ground and 5 confirmed being aware of and were part of those who came out with the declaration/ultimatum. 3 others however noted that, they weren’t part of those who signed the declaration but they however agree and abide with the content, as it seek to foster the revolution and save the lives of the Ambazonian people.

According to the commanders, the blood of innocent Ambazonian citizens cannot continue to flow on the streets of Ambazonia, while the so-called MPs, who claim to be the people’s representatives sit and watch without any major action. Worst among these MPs are those of the CPDM who have completely sold their consciences and have deliberately sealed their mouths. They are therefore called upon to hold themselves responsible for whatever befalls them after the expiration of the ultimatum.

A group of these colonial MPs such as Honorable Joseph Mbah Ndam, Hon. Fusi Namukong, Hon. Joseph Wirba among many others had last year made public statements to the effect that they were resigning or pulling out from the colonial parliament. Among these group of MPs, only the fire spitting Hon. Wirba meant what he said, as he has not been seen anywhere around the colonial parliament ever since his declaration.

The others had since returned to the Yaoundé glass house, making many failed attempts to get the conflict discussed in the lawmaking chamber. Their voices have been deliberately ignored for the past two years. While the US Congress, the Nigerian, German, British and even the EU Parliaments have all discussed the conflict and requested for an inclusive dialogue on the root causes of the conflict, the matter has remained a taboo subject in the occupier’s house of assembly.

On the September 22, 2017 and October 1, 2017, the Ambazonian people went out with peace plants requesting for their rights and pleading with these MPs to learn from history and walk out of the colonial assembly in order to shortened the revolution. Unfortunately, the people were deceived by these MPs.

At this juncture where the colonial regime has unleased its war machinery at the people, maiming and killing innocent civilians, it has become more than expedient for these MPs to leave the colonial institution or face the anger of the people, whom they claim to represent. Like the Joint Commanders declared, it is now an issue of BLOOD and IRON. No individual shall be allowed again to legitimize this act of colonialism and toil with the lives and destinies of more than 8 million Ambalanders.

 

Below is the full version of the declaration.

Declaration of the Joint Commanders of all Ambazonia Liberation Forces to MPs & Senators of our Land

We, Commanders of all units of liberation forces affiliated to all Ambazonian organizations in this Southern Cameroons struggle, have this July 14 2018 solemnly made this declaration and we want all those concerned to take note that until all of us are killed, we shall implement this engagement, so please take us seriously as take the public as witness that we warned you before acting.

Everyone has seen that for almost two years today, some people who call themselves our elected representatives have failed to listen to us who they claim elected them to Parliament and to the Senate. We therefore understand that truly they were never meant to represent us, that only Paul Biya, their families and their stomachs matter to them.

We also want to observe, that on the 22 of September 2017, some of them took us for their fools by claiming they were resigning and afterwards, we saw them dancing in Parliament to earn their salaries. Of course, they can all agree with us today that the Parliament of Pa Paul Biya can never discuss our problem. That is why we have come to the decision below.

All Parliamentarians and Senators that hail from Ambazonia have exactly 7 days from this July 14, 2018 to present their official resignation letters to the press and everywhere else and then wait for an official program to convene in Buea to start the Ambazonian House of Assembly under our protection. Beyond this date, anyone who would not have complied WILL be considered an armed terrorist soldier of LRC and shall be dealt with the way we have been dealing with them. No political party is exempted and this decision shall not be appealed. We simply pray that these greedy people do not tempt us, else what the terrorist BIR of Yaounde did to one family in Widikum will befall them. The time for games is over. Now is the time for BLOOD AND IRON to determine the course of our struggle.

We are reiterating that after July 21, no one should blame us for what will happen.

It is our wish that all will comply and on time. Meantime, we urge the following women: Emma Lafon, Regina Mundi, Monjoa Lifaka, Agnes Ntube, Ngala Esther and Meyali Meboka who we believe know the pains of child birth, but who have been quiet as our brothers and sisters are being slaughtered to take the lead, else no one in their lineage WILL EVER LIVE to say what would have happened to them.

We have spoken and so shall it be.

Done in Kumba on the 14 July 2018.

The Joint Commanders of Ambazonia Liberation Forces.

 

James Agbor

BaretaNews Political Analyst

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Continuous Targeted Killings in Southern Cameroons Under the Silent Watch of those that Matter

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Continuous Targeted Killings in Southern Cameroons Under the Silent Watch of those that Matter

The targeted killing of young men, women and children in Southern Cameroons /Ambazonia by the terrorist colonial forces of La Republique du Cameroun have intensified in the last week with the ruthless massacre of 15 Ambazonians in Tiben, Batibo, a brother to the Fon of Mbiame in Bui and five students of the University of Bamenda, all in the Northern Zone of Ambazonia, making a total of at least 21 executions within the just ended week.

At least, 28 innocent Ambazonians were also shot in Kumba, Bombey (along the road the Buea-Kumba road), Muyuka, and Muea by the terrorist forces from Yaoundé. Almost 20 elderly people sustained gun shot injuries. Just early this morning of Sunday July 15, 2018 the terrorist forces were firing into homes beside the road in Mile 16 Buea, targeting civilians in their sleep.

All these massacres are taking place under the silent watch of all those who matter at the international scene, and at a time the colonial terrorist claims to be preparing a so-called humanitarian plan for the affected people of Ambazonia. In trying to defend its massacre of innocent civilians, the colonial terrorist claimed they were responding to attacks from Ambazonian restoration forces.

They boasted to have neutralize 6 of the Ambazonian restoration forces but all evidences point to the fact that these were innocent citizens, some of whom were shot right in front of and inside their own houses. In some cases, locally made guns were placed on the executed bodies to take pictures as prove. The specific case of a mentally deranged young man executed in Kumba and his corpse framed up with a den gun is conspicuous.

The Center for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa (CHRDA) headed by Barrister Dr. Nkongho Felix Agbor-Balla, confirmed these massacres with a detailed report on the cases in Batibo and the University of Bamenda. According to the CHRDA report, the terrorist soldiers of La Republique got news that there was a training camp of the Restoration forces in Tiben village of Batibo Sub Division and they targeted the locality with the aim of eliminating members of the camp.

“They entered the village at about 7a.m. on Thursday morning while the villagers were preparing to go and sell their goods and merchandise at the Widikum weekly market, a neighboring locality to Tiben ​. Failing to meet the ADF, they started shooting sporadically in the air causing panic and fear in the villagers. In the midst of the commotion, some of the villagers escaped to the bush. A notable and shocking scenario was the killing of a teacher Mr. Tebit Evans Chick ​ and 7 members of his family.” A section of the report said.

The 15 massacred include 7 men, 5 women and 3 children (all girls), while one of the victims identified as Mrs Abang Mary was severely injured.

On the execution of five students of the University of Bamenda, CHRDA investigations revealed that:

“…on Wednesday night when the students were in their hostels. Neighbors, students, also say that night; they saw military men ordering students to come out of their hostels (The name of the hostel gotten was Elisam Hostel situated around the police station) which they did. They were asked to first present their identity cards, which they did. Later ordered to sit on the floor and later on asked to stand and walk towards the soldiers who out rightly hot and killed these students (execution style). Early the next morning, they went to see what had happen, but unfortunately, they couldn’t find their fellow mates at the hostel.”

“That morning, it was discovered at the Regional Hospital in Bamenda that five (5) bodies (all young men) were brought in the hospital without any identification. Parents of BILLY KARI, one of the victims, were contacted by the students of the hostel on the happenings of yesternight. The parents came and searched for him everywhere, they went to the police station but on getting there, were told to go look for him in the mortuary. On getting to the hospital, there discovered and identified that one of the bodies brought to the hospital without any identification is their son- Billy Karri, a student studying Urban Planning, in the University of Bamenda.”

Despite the fact that the truth about these massacres is already in the national and international media, the colonial terrorist regime has not stopped in its diabolical plans to hide their crimes. They have resorted to forcing the families of the massacred victims at gun point to sign undertakings at the mortuaries, stating that their family members were killed by Ambazonian restoration forces.

BaretaNews continues to call on the global community and those responsible for the prevention of this ongoing genocide to sit up to their responsibilities. The conspiracy of silence is proving to be testimony of compliance to these targeted killings and it is high time men and women of good conscience in the world rose up to their responsibilities and stop this carnage.

Ambazonians continue to state that the colonial terrorist regime doesn’t have the monopoly of violence. The people have already been pushed to the wall enough. In the past months, they have through the Ambazonia Restoration forces been defending themselves against all odds. However, the continuous silence of the world is forcing the people to go beyond just defending themselves but also going on the offensive.

Enough is Enough. The bloody regime can never succeed in using force to continuously enslave Ambazonians after 57 years. Never again, not with this revolutionary enlightened generation. The people have chosen to fight till the last man standing.

 

James Agbor

BaretaNews Political Analyst.

 

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