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Detained Cameroonian journalist cries out for help

Detained journalist Michel Biem Tong has cried out to Cameroonians for help as he languishes at the Kondengui Maximum security prison.

Biem Tong, a web journalist was transferred to Kondengui after spending about three weeks in a cell at the Gendarmerie headquarters and has since been charged with propagation of false, supporting terrorism and contempt against the Head of State.

From his prison cell, Michel Biem Tong wrote an open letter at the weekend where he said he was mentally strong and thanked all those who have been supporting him since his arrest.

He however extended a hand to Cameroonians to assist him financially through a group that has mobilised to help him.

Michel Biem Tong is expeted to appear before the Yaounde military tribunal on December 5 to answer charges brought before him.

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