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Journalist to be tried for photographing police breaking up meeting

RSF learned on 15 September that Fotso was being held at judicial police headquarters in Yaoundé after being arrested while trying to take photos (...)

Published on 27 October 2015 Read


Cameroon censors on behalf of Republic of Congo

The Cameroonian authorities yesterday prevented Cameroonian journalist Elie Smith from taking part in a TV debate about Democracy in Africa and (...)

Published on 23 October 2015 Read


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

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