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France ‘Concerned’ at Kamto’s Detention in Kondengui

France ‘Concerned’ at Kamto’s Detention in Kondengui

France has said it is greatly concerned on the latest judicial development around opposition figure Maurice Kamto after he was charged with insurrection by a military tribunal and transferred to the Kondengui maximum security prison. Maurice Kamto was presented before the state prosecutor at the Yaounde Military Tribunal late on Tuesday night where he was […]

CPJ Calls on Cameroon’s Biya to Release Critically Ill Journalist

CPJ Calls on Cameroon’s Biya to Release Critically Ill Journalist

His Excellency Paul Biya President of the Republic of Cameroon P.O. Box 100 Yaoundé, Cameroon December 19, 2018 Facsimile: +237-222-203306 Email: [email protected] Sent via facsimile & email Dear President Biya, The Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent press freedom advocacy organization, writes to request that you release imprisoned journalist Thomas Awah Junior, the Northwest […]

Arrest of Ayuk & Co, What Implications For Anglophone Regions

Arrest of Ayuk & Co, What Implications For Anglophone Regions

  Following the arrest of the Julius Ayuk Tabe President of the Ambazonia Interim Government, and some of his close collaborators in Abuja on January 5, 2018 by the Nigerian Special Forces and their subsequent extradition to Cameroon, a dark cloud seems to have moved over both Anglophone regions of Cameroon, provoking a series of […]

Video: Bar. Agbor Balla’s address to Southern Cameroonians

Video: Bar. Agbor Balla’s address to Southern Cameroonians

Barrister Agbor Balla has released a video address one year after his arrest by the government of Cameroon. the release thanks all those who mounted presure at home and abroad for their release and calls for dialogue as the way out.

CPJ to release report on Cameroon’s press freedom crackdown 

CPJ to release report on Cameroon’s press freedom crackdown 

New York, September 15, 2017—The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its report, “Journalists Not Terrorists: In Cameroon, anti-terror legislation is used to silence critics and suppress dissent,” on September 20.  Cameroonian authorities have used a broad anti-terror law, enacted in 2014, to arrest and threaten local journalists who report on the militant group Boko […]

Invisible Ghost Terrorizes Bamenda Once Again

Invisible Ghost Terrorizes Bamenda Once Again

  Despite the heavy deployment of troops, Bamenda capital of the Northwest has been plunged into a ghost state, with shops, banks, inter-urban transport agencies, offices, restaurants, markets, taxis, “benskin” and neigbourhood provision stores all shut down in strict respect to the calls for a ghost town in solidarity with the Anglophones (Mancho Bibixy, Bar. […]

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