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Cameroon journalist accused of justifying terrorism

Sowetan | A Cameroon journalist has been charged with justifying terrorism, his lawyer told AFP Friday, one of at least six reporters detained since a disputed presidential election on October 7. Michel Biem Tong, who works for the internet site Hurinews.com was arrested on October 23 by army security forces, …

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Cameroon secession activists denied bail

The East African (press release) | A court in Cameroon Thursday rejected an application for bail for some detained Anglophone separatist leaders who were seized in Nigeria and extradited to Yaoundé in January. The Yaoundé Appeal Court confirmed an earlier verdict by the High Court rejecting a plea by defence …

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