09/13/2018

Urgent Action: Activist Missing for Over One Month (Cameroon: UA 168.18)


Activist Franklin Mowha, the president of the NGO Frontline Fighters for Citizens Interests (FFCI) went missing on 6 August during a mission in the southwest region of Cameroon. His friends and family have not heard from him since. They fear he might have been caught up in one of the frequent raids that the military conducts in the region and may have been subjected to enforced disappearance.

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Activist Franklin Mowha, the president of the NGO Frontline Fighters for Citizens Interests (FFCI) went missing on 6 August during a mission in the southwest region of Cameroon. His friends and family have not heard from him since. They fear he might have been caught up in one of the frequent raids that the military conducts in the region and may have been subjected to enforced disappearance.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Calling on Cameroonian authorities to urgently conduct a thorough, transparent and effective investigation into the fate and whereabouts of Franklin Mowha and report any findings immediately to his family;
  • Calling on the Cameroonian authorities to immediately end all secret detention and torture and respect human rights in the Anglophone regions.

Contact these two officials by 25 October, 2018: 

President of the Republic, Paul Biya  
Présidence de la République
Cabinet Civil         
Cellule de Communication
Yaounde, Cameroon
Twitter: @PR_Paul_BIYA
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear President

H.E. Ambassador Etoundi Essomba,
Embassy of the Republic of Cameroon
3007 Tilden Street NW, Suite 5M, Washington, DC 20008

Phone: 202 265 8790 I Fax: 202 387 3826
Email: [email protected]
Contact Form: http://www.cameroonembassyusa.org/contact.html
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 168.18.
Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy.

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