My article in the Huffington Post on the imprisonment of writer and politician Enoh Meyomesse.
Source: The Huffington Post
In January, I wrote about the bizarre case of the imprisonment of writer Enoh Meyomesse in Cameroon, a country with a terrible record on free expression. He was charged at the time with stealing gold from one of Cameroon’s gold fields, using the gold to buy weapons, and planning to use the weapons to overthrow the government with co-conspirators. Human rights groups, including PEN, expressed fears that the charges were little more than a ploy to jail a prominent member of the political opposition, and sure enough the government has dropped all its charges against Mr. Meyomesse just six months later. Yet a judge has ordered him to remain in prison for six more months and he continues to suffer from medical problems…
…You can do something about this. Visit PEN International’s latest alert, which has addresses for you to contact Cameroonian authorities to call for Mr. Meyomesse’s release. Or, you can donate to Mr. Meyomesse’s legal defense at Internet Without Borders here.