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Spotlight: Cameroon | Censorship | Free Expression & the Law

Profile: Enoh Meyomesse

Profile: Enoh Meyomesse

Enoh Meyomesse is a Cameroonian writer, poet and social activist who spent nearly three and a half years in prison on what are believed to be politically-motivated charges. He was released on 27 April 2015, following dedicated lobbying efforts by PEN International and English PEN.

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Cameroon: Three journalists held in several defamation cases

"Detaining journalists for defamation violates not only their personal rights but also freedom of information in general, because it leads to self-censorship. We urge the authorities to free Nsigué, Ndiomo and Nicodemus without further delay."

Impunity | Cameroon

  • One year on, no justice for murdered LGBT activist in Cameroon
  • One year on, no justice for murdered LGBT activist in Cameroon

    "It is hard to believe that over the course of a year authorities in Cameroon have not conducted a proper investigation into the murder of Eric Lembembe and that there have been no arrests, no court proceedings, and no justice served," said Vukasin Petrovic, director of Africa programs at Freedom House.

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