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Cameroonian newspaper editor jailed for defamation

New York, April 15, 2014–Authorities in Cameroon should release a newspaper editor who has been imprisoned since March 29 after being convicted of criminal defamation, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On Friday, a judge postponed indefinitely a bail hearing for Amungwa Tanyi Nicodemus, according to news reports.

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The staff of Foundation Radio (Fomunyoh Foundation)

Cameroon shuts down station over secessionist interview

New York, May 13, 2013–The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the closure of an independent radio station on April 22 in retaliation for its broadcast of an interview that authorities said incited secessionism.

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