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Cameroon - Are Douala's judges colluding with local big shots to silence journalists?

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by journalist and cartoonist Charles Fils Elangue's detention for the past six days in the business capital of Douala pending payment of a fine, damages and legal costs in a defamation case heard before a court in the Douala district of Ndokoti. The court ordered Elangue's detention on 7 June after ruling that he must pay 2 million CFA francs (3,000 euros) in damages, a fine of 500,000 CFA francs (760 euros) and court costs of 156,000 CFA francs (240 (...)

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