Category : Cameroon
Index Index – International free speech roundup 21/01/13
Two journalists have been killed in Syria while reporting on the front line. French journalist Yves Debay was shot twice while covering the conflict between the Syrian regime’s army and rebel forces on 17 January, reportedly killed by a regime sniper. Al Jazeera correspondent Mohamed Al-Massalma was shot with three bullets the following day during fights in […]
Cameroon: Editor pressured to reveal sources
The editor of the Cameroon-based Génération Libre, François Fogno Fotso, has been detained since 5 September, and is being pressed to reveal sources for a story written about the alleged corruption of a tax official. Fotso was pushed to reveal the whereabouts of Boris Nembop, who wrote the August 2010 story, which accused public tax collector Célestin […]
Cameroonian journalist abducted in Chad
Cameroonian journalist Innocent Ebodé was abducted from his home in the Chadian capital N’Djamena on 21 December. A military source said that he is safe in Kousséri, across the border in Cameroon, but Ebodé’s family and lawyer have not heard from him. The abduction, said to be by two men in civilian clothing, follows the […]
Journaliste en Danger (JED)
Journaliste en Danger is an organisation dedicated to the defence and promotion of press freedom, initially in the DRC and since May 2003 also in Burundi, Cameroon, Coorganisation Brazzaville, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic, Rwanda and Thad.
Cameroon singer arrested
A vocal critic of a constitutional reform that will allow President Paul Biya to stand for another term in 2011 was arrested on Wednesday.
Cameroon: government crackdown
Journalists at Cameroon Radio and Television (CRTV) have been warned by management not to cover criticism of constitutional change.
Czechoslovakia: The Annunciation
In this issue, Index on Censorship magazine investigates banned authors, and publishes Uhde's favourite of his own plays: The Annunciation, or: Friedrich, you are an angel.
Xu Wenli: From a Chinese prison
In this issue, Index publishes excerpts from a 262-page manuscript Chinese editor, Xu Wenli, has managed to smuggle out of prison.
Samuel Beckett and Vaclav Havel
In this issue, Index interviews Czech writer Vaclav Havel. Havel discusses his time in prison, his position now and the peace movements.