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Cameroon: Rebuilding Lost Years (Rely)

Categories: Cameroon, Citizen Journalism, Mobile Phones

The State Institution in charge of laying-out and developing industrial zones in Cameroon is currently carrying out forceful evictions nationwide. On the 27th of March 2014, 2300 houses were demolished in Douala, leaving about 20.000 people homeless without any State guaranteed protection. Cameroon bears the obligation to respect, protect and fulfill the right to adequate housing, owing to its ratification of the ICESCR, on 27 September 1984.
This project is geared at empowering the victims to use social media to build a network, tell their stories and raise pre