Barrister Akere Muna
75 days gone and counting, and the people in the anglophone regions of Cameroon ares still hoping that one day they will be connected to the internet again.
This situation according to Barrister Akere Muna, is a 'clear violation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the Resolutions of the Republic of Cameroon of 5th July 2012' on the 'Promotion, protection, and exercise of Human Rights on the Internet'.
The resolutions calls on all Member States of the United Nations to 'Promote and faciltate access to the Internet and international cooperation with a view of develop the media, information and communication with all other countries'. Barrister Akere spells out.
In a Press Release of today, the former Bar President thinks that the suspension of internet in the North West and South West Regions is aimed aimed to silence the population of those areas, with the risk of seriously compromising their means of subsistence, talk less of the financial losses involved, already estimated at one million dollar as at press time.
Read the entire statement below: