11, November 2019
The Interim Government says there are several mass graves in three Southern Cameroons Counties with remains of scores of innocent Ambazonia civilians killed by the French Cameroun army deployed to Southern Cameroons.
Vice President Dabney Yerima, told Cameroon Concord News Group correspondent in Germany late on Sunday that the forest and massive grass field areas in Menchum, Manyu and Ndian are harboring mass graves. The Ambazonia exiled leader noted that any peace process with French Cameroun would require an internationally supervised process of the exhumation of the mass graves.
Comrade Dabney Yerima added that the Ambazonia Interim Government is working with Southern Cameroons Restoration Forces in Ground Zero to establish the locations of other mass graves in Mezam, Lebialem and Bui Counties.
The victims whose bodies were found in mass graves in Menchum, Bui and Manyu were killed by Cameroon government troops under the direct supervision of President Paul Biya.
The jailed Ambazonia leader President Sisiku Ayuk Tabe told the Paris-based Jeune Afrique that some 20,000 Southern Cameroons civilians have been systematically executed by the Biya Francophone Beti Ewondo regime. Hundreds were purportedly taken from Kumba, the chief city in the Meme County to rural areas like Ekiliwindi and Konye, where they were killed and buried en masse.
The Biya genocidal campaign is on-going and involves several phases ever since the beginning of the Southern Cameroons resistance. Vice President Dabney Yerima has appealed to religious leaders and local witnesses to help the Ambazonia Interim Government uncover graves containing bodies of Southern Cameroonians killed by troops loyal to the regime in Yaoundé.
By Asu Isong with additional reporting from Sama Ernest