Cameroon Security Forces Arrest Striking Shipyard Workers In Douala

Some 20 former PLACAM workers and those of National Ship Yard Company have been arrested by elements of GMI number two in Douala.

They were among over 200 others who organized a strike action Monday at the Wouri Bridge in Douala One paralyzing circulation of rover one hour.


Police used tear gas to disperse the striking former workers from the streets as they had already invaded major joints blocking circulation.There was exchange of stones from one camp to the other as protesters managed to pick few stones and tear gas to throw them back at security forces.

The workers are decrying abusive dismissal and non payment of Social dues.

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