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The right to freedom of expression was seriously under threat, and two journalists were murdered. Political opponents, and anglophone people in the North-West and South-West regions, continued to be arbitrarily arrested. In the North-West and South-West anglophone regions, the Cameroonian army and armed separatist groups carried out unlawful killings and murders. In the Far North region, armed groups descended from Boko-Haram continued to carry out killings and abductions.

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