Category : Cameroon

Tortured in Cameroon, reporter found asylum in Scotland

alt informationCharles Atangana knows as well as anyone the challenges of being a journalist in Cameroon.

Group of death: The worst World Cup countries for free expression

alt informationIndex has looked at the countries taking part in arguably the biggest show on earth, and put together our own group of death -- the freedom of expression edition

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.

Chile: Death & the Maiden

alt informationIn this issue, Index highlights Chilean writer Ariel Dorfman and his play.

Azerbaijan: the Baku Massacre

alt informationIn this issue, Index publishes previously unseen photographs from the Baku Massacre and a first-hand account of what happened on 19 January 1990.

Czechoslovakia: The Annunciation

alt information 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.

Chile: Miguel Littin & Pinochet

alt informationIn this issue, Index on Censorship magazine explores the relationship between Pinochet's regime and culture.