Cameroon's Journalists Face Suppression by Authorities

Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date:
20 September 2017
Cameroon, Human Rights, Legal and Judicial Affairs, Press and Media

Journalists in Cameroon fear suppression by authorities, who can force news outlets to conform to pro-government narratives or face persecution. Many journalists would only speak to CPJ about the state of affairs in Cameroon on condition on anonymity for fear of reprisal.


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