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Cameroon: Prisoner of conscience / fear of further POCs: Pius Njawe

, Index number: AFR 17/006/1996

Freedom of expression is increasingly under attack in Cameroon and another journalist, Pius Njawe, editor-in-chief of the newspaper Le Messager, has been arrested and imprisoned as a prisoner of conscience. He has been convicted of insulting the President of the Republic and disseminating false information and has been sentenced to six months' imprisonment.

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