Boko Haram ex-jihadists get a second chance in Cameroon

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For the past ten years, the inhabitants of the Far North region of Cameroon have lived in fear of attacks by Boko Haram. The Islamist terrorist group targets the military but also civilians. It is active in a large area that also covers northeastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad basin. Over the past 10 years, more than 7,000 people have been killed in Cameroon. In order to counter this violence, the country’s authorities are reaching out to the jihadists who agree to lay down their arms. Our correspondents report on a rehabilitation center. .

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