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Cameroon:military tribunal drops case against journalist Mimi Mefo

The Douala military tribunal has dropped all charges and discontinued the case against Equinoxe television and radio journalist Mimi Mefo, sources have said.

The journalist who was released from the Douala Central prison in New Bell on Saturday November 10 appeared before the court today to face charges brought before her by the tribunal.

She was accused of propagating false information and attempt on state security after she was quizzed on Wednesday November by judicial authorities before she was later detained the same day.

Several local and international rights groups had condemned her detention, called for her immediate release as well as called on the court to discontinue the case.

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Published on 28.04.2020

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