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A man looks at the headlines at a newspaper stand in Yaoundé, Cameroon, 26 March 2013, Reinnier KAZE/AFP via Getty Images

Physically handicapped Cameroonian journalist denied freedom

Cameroonian journalist Emmanuel Mbombog Mbog Matip has been languishing in jail since August 2020 despite appeals to President Paul Biya.

Men who are under arrest are seen at the military court in Yaoundé, Cameroon, 14 December 2018, STRINGER/AFP via Getty Images

Urgent release sought for 71-year-old Cameroonian journalist Amadou Vamoulké

Arbitrarily jailed for 5 years and struggling with chronic ailments, 71-year-old Cameroonian journalist Amadou Vamoulké writes an open letter to influential justice minister Laurent Esso seeking his release.

Punitive judicial rulings are intentional ploy to silence investigative weekly

The Cameroonian government’s continued violation of legal rights continues with the increased sentences two journalists of the “Kalara” publication received on their appeal.