Cameroon – Honor and Loyalty : Self-styled human rights ngos: Caught between denial and dishonesty

The harsh rhetoric and sweeping statements of indignation from the dubiouslocal and international human rights world, now an integral part of our security challenges and conflicts, if not the protagonists to varying degrees, have all come to naught.

One does not need to be malicious to note withtotal amazement that neither the massacre of innocent citizens traveling on our roads, nor even the looting, the ransacking and then the burning of a place of worship, and the taking hostage of many faithful, haveattracted the slightest sympathyfrom those who proclaimed themselves defenders of human freedoms.

Even the mainstream media have condescended to grace us with their usual special pages, in which intentionally biased reports, exclusively incriminating testimonies and skilfully biased expert opinions spread misinformation and intoxication, which have in turncreated an atmosphere of psychosis and exacerbated tensions.

This time again, like all the other times when gangsterism disguised as separatism, was illustrated by bloody feats of arms, it’s dead calm all along the line, as if the suffering imposed on our people by the terrorist nebula did not deserve to disturb the serenity of an emotional oscilloscope that is only too quick to panic at the first rumour of abuse supposedly perpetrated by our Defence and Security Forces.

Such callous indifference can only be explained by the intention of trivialising terrorism, in order to ensureits continued existence within Cameroonian territory. It is clearly not in the interest of the global project of reshaping spheres of influence, to insist on the acts of an international terrorist group under orders, the best being to water down these acts by comparing them with alleged violence attributed to public security services.

It is also the time for non-governmental organisations with hybrid capitalto create situations that aredetrimental to the reputation of our law enforcement agencies, and it will not be long before we see a proliferation of defamatory reports.The mutinies of today will anchor on these documents to demand from Cameroon, the setting up of commissions of inquiry composed of supposedly independent figures, whosestatuswill be attested to only by our beloved organisations of a resolutely partisan civil society.

This attitude plays into the hands of foreign powers, who are in the process of uncoupling themselves from our world, which is considered to be a third party. This was recently demonstrated during the peak period of the coronavirus pandemic, when national egoism prevented other parts of the world from acquiring health equipment. It is currently true that a single crisis, geographically located in the West, has provoked widespreaddisgruntlement, eliminated all forms of solidarity, and obliged the acceptance of all incompatibilities, without regard either to distance or to the initial condition of our States, in terms of economic and social repercussions.

The imbalance thus observed in the treatment of events, often identical in nature and manifestation, is far from being a mere coincidence. Caught between exclusions with xenophobic undertones, real betrayals and bribery in all forms, it is not difficult to explain the feeling of superiority to which adhere, to our greatest misfortune, some of our people attracted by the lure of gain and bamboozled by promises of assimilation.

But, whatever the reasons for the silence of some and the betrayal of others, the time will come when the fortunate illusion will give way to the painful reality. So, while some will be able to boast of having skilfully played soft-power to serve their country, many others will forever regret the misfortunes they will have broughtupon their people. History has a long memory!!!/-

Navy Captain


Head of Communication Division - MINDEF

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06.12 | 17:52

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03.12 | 09:31

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30.11 | 11:53

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28.11 | 21:45

Vive la folie de la littérature

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