Amnesty international is demanding the Cameroonian government to release 130 it detained a year ago

The campaign group Amnesty International is demanding that the authorities in Cameroon explain the whereabouts of one hundred and thirty people arrested exactly a year ago.

Amnesty said the boys and men were detained in security operations against the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, and nothing has been heard of them since. Amnesty said the fight against the militants was being used as a pretext for enforced disappearances.

Boko Haram began its insurgency in northeast Nigeria but also attacked neighbouring countries including Cameroon.

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