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IPI concerned over sentences imposed on journalists

The International Press Institute (IPI) has expressed concern over the six-month prison terms a court in Yaounde last week imposed in absentia on two Cameroonian journalists and a publisher who had been sued for libel by the head of the local transporters union.

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