Behind every human rights violation in the Southern Cameroons is a victim and a perpetrator.
What is the Coalition for Dialogue and Negotiations (CDN)?
The Coalition for Dialogue and Negotiations (CDN) is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) with specific goal to facilitate dialogue and negotiation towards ending the Anglophone war in Cameroon. CDN is made of professionals from all works and over 20 partner organizations worldwide advocating for an end to the Anglophone war in Cameroon. CDN members will work with its partners to strengthen international involvement in resolving the conflict and building durable peace in the conflict affected territories.
What War Crimes and Issues do we Track?
The Southern Cameroons Incident Tracker is a platform to report cases of human rights resulting from the conflict in the Southern Cameroons. Reports and evidence of abuse will help the international community identify the victims, establish accountability and track down the perpetrators.
We track all human rights violations covered by international legal instruments. For every crime that is committed, there is a victim and a perpetrator.
- Arbitrary Arrest
- Arbitrary Detention
- Burning and Demolition of Civilian Homes
- Discriminatory exclusion from access to adequate food
- Ethnic Cleansing / Persecution
- Extrajudicial execution or other killing
- Extrajudicial Killings
- Failure to address domestic violence
- Forced Disappearance
- Forced Displacement
- Forced Migration
- Forced Prostitution
- Ghost Detainee
- Human trafficking
- Joint Criminal Enterprise
- Lack of access to medical services, facilities and treatment
- Military/Police Brutality
- Political Repression
- Prisoner Abuse
- Recruitment of children into armed forces or armed groups
- Sexual Harassment/Abuse
- Summary Execution
- Unlawful House Arrest
How do we protect your identity and maintain the information in your report?
Your information and any reports submitted on this site are sensitive. Therefore, the CDN treats all tips and reports as confidential and non-public. While we encourage you to provide as much detail as possible, and make every effort to obtain as much information as possible, you have the discretion to provide as much information as you are comfortable with.
We also adhere to strict data management standards to ensure that your information stays secure and confidential.
What International Human Rights Instruments make this work important?
The fundamental human rights of all Southern Cameroonians are protected by international legal instruments including, but not limited to the instruments listed in this section.
- Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT)
- Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity
- Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
- Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
- Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities
- Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87)
- General Assembly resolution 1803 (XVII) of 14 December 1962, “Permanent sovereignty over natural resources”
- Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War
- Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict (CRC-OPAC)
- Principles of international co-operation in the detection, arrest, extradition and punishment of persons guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity
- United Nations Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples
and many others
How does this platform work?
We give victims of the conflict in the Southern Cameroons a voice in seeking help to stop the war.
Who is this information shared with?
The information you share is processed and shared with several organizations including but not limited to the following:
What can you do to assist this initiative?
You can choose today to take action to stop this war and ask for negotiations.
Stop the war in the Southern Cameroons.
Report all crimes. Every victim deserves justice. Every perpetrator should be held accountable.