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Cameroon editor jailed after visiting jail

Guardian – 2011-02-24

Cameroon newspaper editor Raphaël Nkamtcheun visited a prison, to interview a former government minister who is serving a jail sentence, and ended up being arrested himself.The editor of La Boussole...

Cameroon: Douala-Based Newspaper Publisher Arrested And Jailed – 2008-09-29

Reporters Without Borders condemns the detention of journalist Lewis Medjo in the western city of Douala. The publisher of the Douala-based "Détente Libre" weekly, Medjo was arrested by the head of...

Amnesty International wants Cameroon to free 84 jailed boys accused of backing Boko Haram

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-19

The boys are shabbily dressed and carry begging bowls, darting between the traffic in many West African cities - or huddled in dusty alleys reciting verses from the Koran.

Cameroon's World Cup performances impact opportunities for women

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-20

Cameroon Coach Enow Ngachu said his team's surprising run through group play and into the second round of the World Cup is having a profound impact back home, where opportunities for women in sports...

State Department warns that Cameroon is a high-risk travel destination for U.S. citizens

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-03

The U.S. State Department is warning Americans about the high risk of traveling to Cameroon. In particular, the department said, U.S. citizens should avoid all travel to the north regions because of...

Charity children’s book raises £13,000 for Cameroon

The Bookseller – 2017-01-05

A children’s book featuring stories by authors such as Gill Lewis, Piers Toray and Abi Elphinstone has raised more than £13,000 for a charity project in Cameroon.

U.N. agency worried about forced return of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-22

The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday it is concerned about Cameroon forcing thousands of refugees to return to northeast Nigeria, an area struggling with insurgency and facing a...

Children strapped with explosives kill nine in north Cameroon

Yahoo! News – 2017-06-03

By Josiane Kouagheu DOUALA, Cameroon (Reuters) - Two children carrying explosives blew themselves up on Friday near a camp in northern Cameroon housing civilians displaced by Nigeria's Boko Haram...

Cameroon army vessel capsizes at sea, dozens missing: security sources

Yahoo! News – 2017-07-17

Yaoundé (AFP) - A Cameroon army vessel transporting "dozens" of troops from the elite Rapid Intervention Brigade capsized on Sunday off the country's southwestern coast, a security source told AFP. ...

Seven killed in Cameroon as anglophones declare 'independence'

Yahoo! News – 2017-10-02

At least seven people were killed in Cameroon's restive anglophone belt at the weekend as a separatist group made a symbolic declaration of independence. The separatists chose October 1, the...

FSG Calls on Cameroon to Release Author Patrice Nganang

Publishers Weekly – 2017-12-20

Farrar, Straus & Giroux is the latest party to call for the immediate release of Patrice Nganang, a Cameroonian-American writer and academic, who has been imprisoned in a maximum security prison in...

Cameroon frees US professor held for criticizing government

Yahoo! News – 2017-12-27

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A New York literature professor held in the Central African nation of Cameroon since early this month after writing an article that criticized the government was released...

Three Cameroon soldiers killed in restive anglophone region

Yahoo! News – 2018-02-12

Cameroon's national youth holiday was marred by violence on Sunday, with three soldiers killed and a local official feared kidnapped by suspected separatists in the country's restive English-speaking...

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