Cameroon: Trial again adjourned in Anglophone activist case

Cameroon: Trial again adjourned in Anglophone activist case

In troubled Cameroon, the trial of prominent lawyer and human rights activist Nkongho Felix Agbor-Balla has again been adjourned after a Thursday appearance before a military tribunal in Yaounde. Agbor-Balla, leader of the Anglophone Civil Society Consortium, was arrested in January when the government under President Paul Biya outlawed the…

Cameroon: Lawyers call for justice in Anglophone activist trial

Cameroon: Lawyers call for justice in Anglophone activist trial

More than 120 lawyers in Cameroon crowded into a Yaounde courtroom in support of a colleague who faces the death penalty on charges connected with his human rights activities, following his January arrest as leader of the Anglophone Civil Society Consortium. Despite the political tensions between them, both Anglophone and…

Parents of Reeva Steenkamp criticise Pistorius verdict

Reeva Steenkamp, the woman killed in the notorious shooting committed by Oscar Pistorius, have made their strongest statement to date criticising the verdict of the murder trial. Her father Barry Steenkamp told Australia’s Channel Seven TV “what actually came out in court is not the truth.” Last year Pistorius was…