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Cameroon detains journalist for disseminating "fake news"

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

YAOUNDE, Nov. 8 (Xinhua) -- Popular Cameroon TV host Mimi Mefo, who heads the English-service of privately-owned Equinoxe TV, has been detained for propagating "fake news", Cameroon's Minister of Communication Issa Tchiroma said in a statement on Thursday.
"(She) is being prosecuted in flagrante delicto before the Douala Military Court for dissemination of fake news likely to harm public authorities or national cohesion, insult against constituted bodies and civil servants, incitement to revolt agains ...

 

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