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Man Persecuted for Promoting Northern Cameroon’s Separation

Mr. R was beaten and tortured in his home country of Cameroon after attending a political demonstration advocating for the separation of the English-speaking southern region of Cameroon from the French-speaking northern region. Fearing further persecution, he fled to Belgium where he learned Cameroon had formally requested the Belgian government repatriate Cameroonian nationals, and then headed for the U.S.

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