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After a violent election, Paul Biya has extended his 36-year rule at the expense of the country’s stability.

Kah Walla, leader of the opposition Cameroon People’s Party, and other activists were arrested while passing out flyers advocating against modifying Cameroon’s constitution.

After Cameroon's National Communication Council suspsended six prominent journalists and ordered an end to key radio and TV programs, Freedom House issued the following statement.

Freedom House issused the following statement after the Oct. 1 arrest of seven men in Cameroon on homosexuality-related charges.



Senior Director for Program Strategy, Development and Learning

Vukasin Petrovic serves as the Senior Director for Program Strategy and as the Technical Director for USAID funded Human Rights Support Mechanism.

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Freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa 2007

Freedom House released an analysis of democracy in sub-Saharan Africa showing that the region has experienced notable increases in freedom over the past generation, although more setbacks than gains were seen in 2006.


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