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#BringBackOurInternet

 Member States of the African Union:

 As citizens from Cameroon and around the world, we call you to sanction the government of Cameroon until they restore internet for all it’s citizens. We condemn the actions by President Biya to shutdown the internet in anglophone areas of the country and repress freedom of expression. The United Nations considers internet shutdowns as a violation of the international human rights law, we need you to respond and act for the respect of human rights.

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It’s been more than 3 weeks since the government of Cameroon blocked the internet in the anglophone territories of the country. This is a direct crackdown on dissent, and a regional outcry can help break the blackout.

The government is afraid of social media -- Anglophone Cameroonians have been protesting against discrimination for not speaking French. The government has even threatened internet users with criminal penalties, including jail for years!

Let’s create a massive outcry across West Africa-- from Senegal to Nigeria -- demanding the African Union sanction the government of Cameroon until they restore internet for all it’s citizens. Add your name, then forward this to friends and family -- let’s make our call for internet freedom massive!

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