With radical Boko Haram militants on its border, Cameroon discourages extremism at home

March 26, 2015 4:27 PM

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With radical Boko Haram militants on its border, Cameroon discourages extremism at home

FILE -In this file photo taken on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, a family of refugees that fled their homes due to violence from the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram sit inside a refugee camp in Minawao, Cameroon. With radical Islamic insurgents on its doorstep, Cameroon is trying to head off unrest at home by quelling any signs of the extremism that has roiled neighboring Nigeria. In recent months, Cameroon has arrested dozens of imams and their followers accused of promoting radical ideology and collaborating with Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants. (AP Photo/Edwin Kindzeka Moki) (The Associated Press)

YAOUNDE, Cameroon – With radical Islamic insurgents on its doorstep, Cameroon is trying to head off unrest at home by quelling any signs of the extremism that has roiled neighboring Nigeria.

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