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Cameroon – Douala: Journalists protest in Douala, the economic capital!

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Written by Deckson N.

The manisfestation follows the humiliation of a journalist in the Gyneco-Obstetric and Pediatric Hospital in Douala.

Members of the National Union of Journalists of Cameroon (SNJC) expressed their dissatisfaction with the Gyneco-Obstetric and Pediatric Hospital in Douala. Dozens of them, signboards in hand, held to mark their discontent against the contempt of their profession.

Indeed, the manifestation comes three days after a journalist was stripped naked at the Gyneco-Obstetric and Pediatric Hospital in Douala while carrying out an investigation. The young trainee journalist who was question in this hospital with a Cameroonian who gave birth to a premature baby and was retained in the hospital for lack of money, was arrested, stripped naked and humiliated in front of a multitude of people.

While she had already crossed the gate and was in the grounds of the hospital, she was caught by a lady in activity in the administrative department of this hospital. The latter, on the grounds that she wanted the search her, in the presence of several people took away all her clothes with the anointing of the security forces called in.

In addition to this event, the SNJC on June 13, 2016, filed legal proceedings against the defendants and the various institutions involved in the case.

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Deckson N.

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