US News Cameroon: One year after the Kumba School attack, "an unqualitable trial"

13:05  23 october  2021
13:05  23 october  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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L'école de Kumba visée par une attaque meurtrière, le 25 octobre 2020. © Reuters / Josiane Kouagheu The Kumba School of a murderous attack on October 25, 2020.

in Cameroon, There is almost a year for day, on October 24,2020, seven children were killed and at least thirteen wounded in the attack of a school, Kumba, in the southwestern country. A trial occurred between December and September. Twelve people were judged by the Buea Military Court. Human Rights Watch speaks of a "simulacrum of trial".

Among the twelve accused, appear the owner of the school, his director and five teachers. Four of them were sentenced to death, recognized in particular guilty of terrorism, hostility to the homeland, secession, insurgency and murder. Four others have been scrutiny of five months in prison. The last four accused were acquitted.

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The Non-Governmental Defense Organization From the man, Human Rights Watch, (HRW) denounces the use of a military jurisdiction to judge civilians and speaks of a "simulacrum of trial".

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"This trial has been tainted by serious substantive irregularities and procedural defects that have compromised the rights to adequate defense and who have affected the independence of the procedures themselves. Defense lawyers, with whom we have spoken, have described these multiple irregularities, among other things that they could not counter the witnesses, that is to say, the Prosecution Presented all its evidence only in written statements and without calling the witnesses that could have been questioned by the defense on the content of their statements. This is a problem because pronouncing a conviction and in addition a sentencing sentence, only or mainly on the basis of unaudited testimonials of the absent witnesses, violates the standards of a fair trial, "said Ilaria Allegrozzi, senior researcher on Central Africa within the NGO.

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