Journalism 2019
Mimi Mefo is the 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards Journalism Fellow
09 Apr 19

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=””][vc_column_text]Mimi Mefo is one of less than a handful of journalists working without fear or favour in Cameroon’s climate of repression and self-censorship. An award-winning broadcast journalist at private media house Equinoxe TV and Radio, Mefo was arrested in November 2018 after she published reports that the military was behind the death of an American missionary in the country. Mefo reports on the escalating violence in the country’s western regions, a conflict that has become known as the “Anglophone Crisis” and is a leading voice in exposing the harassment of other Cameroonian journalists, calling publicly for the release of those jailed.[/vc_column_text][vc_basic_grid post_type=”post” max_items=”12″ style=”load-more” items_per_page=”4″ element_width=”6″ grid_id=”vc_gid:1554821270741-a1ce18f2-897c-9″ taxonomies=”31772″][vc_custom_heading text=”2019 Fellows” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][awards_fellows years=”2019″ color=”#db3b65″][/vc_column][/vc_row]