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Cameroon: Amnesty International urges Cameroon ensure accountability for human rights violations and abuses committed by government forces and armed groups Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcome on Cameroon

, Index number: AFR 17/9134/2018

Amnesty International welcomes Cameroon’s acceptance of recommendations to end arbitrary arrest, and to improve prison conditions and prevent torture in detention. In acting on these recommendations, the government should close down secret and illegal detention facilities, to grant access for independent monitors to all places of detention, and to provide detainees with access to their families and lawyers, and adequate medical care, food and water.

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