The scene takes place in Yaoundé, Cameroon’s political capital, following the swearing in of President Paul Biya. EYEBE JEAN HYACINTHE CLAUDE, MRC market activist Nkoabang was the victim of provocations by supporters of President Biya’s party who forcibly put a party hat on his head telling him he will be one of them.
Treaty of Traitor by his attackers because he is from the Upper Sanaga in the center, three times, he threw the hat on the ground. The fourth time exhausted, he fired on it.
“These are the reasons for his arrest and the commander has apprehended him beforehand because he burned an emblem of the nation,” says a witness who attended the scene.
During a rally organized by the Democratic Rally of the Cameroonian People (Rdpc), T-shirts, signs, scarves and other gadgets of the Mrc were burned in the presence of the President of the National Assembly and some ministers to the like Mounouna Foutsou and Dr Taiga.
The young Hyacinthe is now in the hands of the gendarmerie.
The intimidation under ethnic background has become recurrent in the cities of the country several sources evoke a manipulation of pharmacies close to power since the arrival on the political scene from Maurice Kamto.
“The systematic intimidation based on ethnicity and religion, especially in Yaounde and Douala, must stop,” yesterday said the US State Department.