By Mbarga Abega
International pressure has considerably mounted on Cameroon’s President, Paul Biya to release Amadou Vamoulke. The case of the former General Manager of the Cameroon Radio and Television (CRTV) and former journalist at state-run daily newspaper, Cameroon Tribune, Amadou
The State Prosecutor has been asked by the Presiding Judge to prepare his decision on the charges against Amadou Vamoulke, our source noted. It’s the 16th time the case is postponed since the trial started on August 31,
According to a report from the Special Criminal Tribunal dated Monday January 30, 2017, a copy of which National Telegraph has obtained, Amadou Vamoulke and two others have been charged with embezzlement of about three billion, nine hundred and fifty-three million, one hundred and ninety-four thousand, four hundred and seventy (3, 953, 194, 470) F CFA (approximately some $6,920 Million), while he served as General Manager of CRTV.
A month after he was replaced as head of the management of CRTV by Charles Ndongo, a famous journalist in Cameroon, Amadou Vamoulke was held in custody at the Kondengui Central Prison in Cameroon’s capital,
National Telegraph has been hinted that many international organizations are lobbying for his release. During a press conference that held in Paris in France,
A Committee for the Rehabilitation and the Liberation of Amadou Vamoulke, led by Alain Masse, a French journalist and former General Manager of Radio France, used a defense that Amadou Vamoulke is
Amadou Vamoulke is also supported by Human Rights Defenders Network in Central Africa (REDHAC), an NGO based in Douala and a French association located in Paris named Committee for the Liberation of Political Prisoners which considers him a political detainee.