Last updated: 25 January, 2023

Cameroon: Failure to release 23 detainees over September 2020 protests is ‘deeply disappointing’  

Responding to the news that a request to release 23 protesters from detention, all of whom were convicted for participating in a September 2020 protest in Douala, including Dorgelesse Nguessan, a 37-year-old single mother, has been rejected by the High Court of Wouri, Samira Daoud, Amnesty International’s Regional Director for West and Central Africa, said: .