Cameroon journalist Malcolm Barnabé Paho detained for 2 days, prosecuted for defamation

Committee to Protect Journalists | Dakar, March 23, 2022 — Cameroonian authorities should drop the prosecution of journalist Malcom Bernabé Paho and decriminalize journalism in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. On February 22, the national gendarmerie arrested Paho, director of the newspaper Midi Libre Hebdo; opened …

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Cameroon Sends Senior Officials to Get Protesting Teachers to Return to Classrooms

VOA | YAOUNDE, CAMEROON — Cameroon has sent government ministers and governors to convince disgruntled teachers to return to classrooms and teach. The teachers have been protesting for a month, demanding better pay and the payment of salary arrears, some dating back 10 years. Cameroon officials say opposition politicians and …

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Pas de groupe parlementaire d’opposition au Cameroun

DW | Au Cameroun, la tentative de mettre sur pied un groupe parlementaire d’opposition a été jugée illégale par le Parlement. Seize députés issus de quatre formations politiques souhaitaient constituer un groupe politique d’opposition baptisé Union pour le changement. Mais leur demande vient d’être jugée illégale. Ces députés de l’opposition …

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