TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Censorship and Free Speech, Detention and Imprisonment, Human Rights Defenders, Illegal and Indefinite Detention, Police and Human Rights, Press Freedom, Security and Human Rights • Africa, Cameroon •
Good News! – Cameroon: Journalist Released from Custody (UA 62/15)
Human rights defender and journalist Gerard Kuissu was released from custody on the night of 17 March, after Amnesty International issued an urgent action and met with the Colonel in charge of his detention. The case was also covered by local and international media.