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CPJ calls on Cameroon to release and drop charges against Mimi Mefo

November 8, 2018 5:31 PM ET

Abidjan, November 8, 2018--Authorities in Cameroon should immediately release and drop all charges against Mimi Mefo, the head of English news and a presenter for the privately owned Equinoxe television and radio station, the Committee to Protect Journalists said...

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Cameroon authorities summon journalist Mimi Mefo

November 2, 2018 5:26 PM ET

New York, November 2, 2018--Authorities in Cameroon should halt their intimidation of journalist Mimi Mefo and ensure that she can work safely without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Le Cameroun utilise la loi antiterroriste pour faire taire la presse critique

20 septembre 2017 7h45 ET

New York, 20 septembre 2017 - Selon un rapport du Comité pour la protection des journalistes publié aujourd'hui, la loi anti-terroriste du Cameroun, rédigée en termes généraux, est utilisée par les autorités pour arrêter et menacer les journalistes locaux. Ce...

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Cameroon uses anti-terror law to silence critical press

September 20, 2017 7:36 AM ET

New York, September 20, 2017--Cameroon's broadly worded anti-terror law is being used by authorities to arrest and threaten local journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists found in a report released today. The report, "Journalists Not Terrorists: In Cameroon, anti-terror legislation...

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CPJ to release report on Cameroon's press freedom crackdown

September 15, 2017 5:12 PM ET

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...

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