Friday, January 10, 2020

Maurice Kamto and the USA are on the same direction

"Nothing is finished until it is finished". This is the statement made by the national president of the Movement for the Renaissance of Cameroon (Mrc), Maurice Kamto, upon his release from prison on October 5 last where he spent 9 months in prison with several members and allies of his family. political for having carried out “peaceful marches” on January 26, 2019 in Douala. The Associate Professor in Public Law thus reaffirmed his commitment and his determination to go through with his efforts to claim his “stolen victory” during the presidential elections of October 2018. He affirmed at the same time his attachment to his “plan of national resistance ”launched in defense of the aforementioned cause while reassuring all those who support him that he will never make them a false game.“ I will never betray you ”, he said. Since that day, his next public appearances were when he organized a "banned" meeting at the esplanade du omnisports de Yaoundé and when he went to Bafoussam to bow down to the remains of the victims of the landslide in Gouache.

Departures after which, he went to The Hague to defend, as a lawyer, Equatorial Guinea in the case between this neighboring country of Cameroon and France concerning the violation of diplomatic premises. After having won the first stage of the trial which consisted in asking the judges of the International Court of Justice (Cij) to declare themselves competent to hear the case contrary to the request initiated by the opposing party, the leader of Mrc decided to '' start a western tour for a period of 1 month.

It was in this context that he met the US Under Secretary of State for African Affairs on January 9, 2020. “I met Maurice Kamto today. I reaffirmed the American commitment to democracy, peaceful elections and American support for the Swiss initiative #Cameroun ”, posted Tibor Nagy on his Tweeter account. He who does not hide his attachment to the cause defended by Maurice Kamto, in particular the resolution of the socio-political crisis in the North West and South West regions which has been going on since October 2016. A meeting which proves that the international lawyer is not ready to give up the fight for which he and his party have decided not to take part in the municipal and legislative elections on February 9. Especially since he is expected in Paris for a Mrc meeting on February 1, 2020. Anything that makes you wonder if there will indeed be this double election in Cameroon. If so, what credit will she have?