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Send appeals protesting the conviction of writer and activist Enoh Meyomesse on politically motivated charges and the seven-year prison sentence handed down to him on 27 December 2012. Call on the Cameroonian authorities to quash the conviction and to release Meyomesse immediately and unconditionally.

A sample letter is provided but it is always better if you put the appeal in your own words.

  • Release Enoh Meyomesse Immediately and Unconditionally

  • This petition is to demand that President Biya release Enoh Meyomesse immediately and unconditionally. Please complete and send the petition below to add your voice to ours. You may edit the petition if desired, before sending.

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Addresses

President
President Paul Biya
Fax: +237 22 22 08 70
Email: cellcom@prc.cm or contact@presidenceducameroun.com
Twitter: @PR_Paul_Biya
Minister of Justice

Hon. Minister of Justice Laurent Esso
Ministry of Justice
Yaoundé
Cameroon
Fax: +237 22 23 00 05

Prime Minister
Mr. Philemon Yang, Prime Minister
Fax: +237 22 23 57 35
Email: spm@spm.gov.cm

 

 

Please copy appeals to the diplomatic representative for Cameroon in your country if possible. Details of some Cameroonian embassies can be seen here.

Note to PEN Centres

Please keep us informed of any action you take with regard to these cases on World Poetry Day 2015, and of any responses you receive.

For further details contact Cathal Sheerin at the Writers in Prison Committee London Office: PEN International, Brownlow House, 50/51 High Holborn, London WC1V 6ER UK Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7405 0338 Fax: + 44 (0) 20 7405 0339 e-mail: cathal.sheerin@pen-international.org