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Cameroon journalist jailed for 10 years under anti-terrorism law

Cameroonian journalist Ahmed Abba was sentenced to 10 years in jail, accused of collaborating with Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamist militants. Lawyers for Abba, who has been jailed since 2015 say he is innocent and claim he has been tortured by security agents. Amnesty International has called for his immediate release. Continue reading


Controversial security law amended in Kenya

A Kenyan court throws out parts of an anti-terrorism law seen as stifling the media but leaves a provision allowing police to hold terror suspects for nearly a year without charge.
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