Youri van der Weide is an independent researcher who likes to dive deep into a wide variety of topics and a trainer who seeks to spread knowledge of open source tools and techniques.

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How Israeli mercenaries trained the Cameroonian army

  • Corruption
  • Security

YAOUNDE - Over the past decades, a handful of Israelis have overseen and trained elite units of the Cameroonian army. Their paid services brought them millions of dollars, which they invested around the world. Meanwhile, the army unit they've trained, the BIR, has committed extensive human rights violations.