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89 Boko Haram Members Sentenced To Death In Cameroon

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Cameroon has sentenced 89 members of Nigerian Islamist militant group, Boko Haram to death.

They were convicted on terror charges by a military court for their roles in several attacks in Cameroon’s northern region which borders Nigeria.

It will be recalled that Cameroon passed an anti-terror law in 2014 which introduced the death sentence. This is the first time the death sentenced has been used since that law was passed.

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The 89 are among 850 people arrested in Cameroon on charges of links to Boko Haram.

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