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Cameroonian authorities confuse journalism with spying

Two journalists – freelance investigative reporter Simon Ateba and Radio France Internationale correspondent Ahmed Abba – are being held illegally (...)

Published on 16 September 2015 Read


Police question respected newspaper editor for six hours

Messe, who edits the Mutations daily and is widely respected for his professionalism, was questioned for more than six hours about an article by (...)

Published on 31 July 2015 Read


Disproportionate penalties for media in Cameroon’s anti-terrorism law

Reporters Without Borders urges Cameroon’s President Paul Biya to reject an anti-terrorism law with provisions that would have a disastrous impact (...)

Published on 18 December 2014 Read


Journalists are not informants

Two Cameroonian journalists face military court charges of failure to report a destabilization plot. Journalists Felix Cyriaque Ebole Bola of (...)

Published on 29 October 2014 Read


Three journalists held in several defamation cases

Reporters Without Borders condemns the muzzling of the press in Cameroon, where three journalists are currently held on defamation charges, and (...)

Published on 23 October 2014 Read


Summonses and suspensions threaten media environment

Reporters Without Borders is concerned about the growing intransigence of the National Communication Council (CNC), Cameroon’s media regulator, (...)

Published on 19 November 2013 Read


Are Douala’s judges colluding with local big shots to silence journalists?

Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by journalist and cartoonist Charles Fils Elangue’s detention for the past six days in the business capital (...)

Published on 13 June 2013 Read


Jail sentences for three journalists on eve of media conference

Reporters Without Borders is appalled by this week’s court decision to sentence fugitive journalist Simon Hervé Nko’o in absentia to 15 years in (...)

Published on 5 December 2012 Read

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