Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Cameroon - Mancho Bibixy: Barrister Felix Agbor Nkongho In Mauritania To Plead Intranational Support As Mancho Bibixy Goes To Court Today

Africa President for Human Rights and Democracy in the central Barrister Agbo Felix Nkongho was in the 62nd Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and 36th African Human Rights Book Fair in Nouakchott, Mauritania where he highlight to human right defenders and Civil Society organizations from around the globe on Anglophone crisis.

Felix Agbor use this opportunity to call on all Human Rights defenders who fought for his release from prison, to join the campaign for the freedom of Mancho Bibixy, Terence Penn Khan, Tsi Conrad and thousands of Anglophones detained in various prisons and facing military trials in Cameroon since the start of the crisis.

Barrister Felix Agbor Nkongho urged all human Rights defenders to speak out and hold the government of Cameroon accountable over the unlawful and incommunicado detention of Ayuk Tabe Julius and others extradited from Nigeria. “They ought to have access to their lawyers and families,” he said.

His visit to Mauritania comes at the time when the verdict of the case pitting the State and Mancho Bibixy will be delivered this Tuesday at the Yaoundé Military Court.

His case was adjourned to Tuesday after Defense Counsel pleaded for time to prepare the case better.

Mancho Bibixy however risked being sentenced alongside Penn Terence, who was given 12 years, Njinoh Titus and Fung Calemba were both sentenced to 12 years and 10 years respectively.

Mr Mancho played an important role which marked the turning point in the Anlglophone crisis. His coffin revolution staged on Novemner 21, 2016 led to an escalation of the crisis when Police used live bullets and water Cannons to disperse the population who were marching on streets, denouncing poor road networks, limited water supply and other social amenties.