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Cameroon jails Separatist Leaders  for life

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Ten Cameroonians abducted from a hotel by the Department of State Services, in Abuja in February 2018 and deported to Cameroon, have been given life sentences by a military court in the French-speaking West African country.

The men, who were leaders of the move to declare the South-Western and North-Western regions of the Central African state as the Republic of Ambazonia, were found guilty on all counts.

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Accoding to report, some of the secessionist leaders behind bars have Nigerian passports and their lawyers have said they will appeal the judgment, Sahara Reporters reports.

The men were convicted on charges of secession, financing acts of terrorism, hostility to the state, revolution, insurrection, propagation of false information,complicity in acts of terrorism,

Julius Tabe, who was until his arrest known as “President of the Interim Government of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia (Southern Cameroons)” and nine others, were ordered to pay for damages.

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