After the disappearance of Martínez Zogo, the mobilization of journalists does not decline

After the disappearance of Martínez Zogo, the mobilization of journalists does not decline

After the disappearance of Martínez Zogo, the mobilization of journalists does not decline

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In Cameroon, journalists are still mobilizing to put pressure on the authorities to clarify the circumstances of the sudden disappearance of Martínez Zogo. The TV presenters were all dressed in black in mourning yesterday on the air. One action among many others that ultimately aim to establish an independent commission of inquiry into the journalist’s murder.

With our correspondent in Cameroon, Polycarp Essomba

At the initiative of the SNJC, the main union of journalists in Cameroon, Wednesday, January 25, was declared a “national day” in the country’s newsrooms. Marion Obama, the president of this union, explains the motivations: “ We observe a day of national mourning. All media were black. Men and women of the media, we are in mourning because one of our own died in the most cynical, savage, inhuman, hateful way, while he was practicing his profession. »

Independent Commission of Inquiry

The SNJC plans to use all its influence to obtain from the authorities the creation of an independent investigation commission, the only guarantee that could guarantee the union that all the light is shed on the murder of Martínez. Zogo: ” We are working on a concrete proposal for an independent investigation commission in which the SNJC must be present, as leader, to follow the progress of the investigation. »

one death too many »

We want to knowsays Marion Obama again, Who will be in charge of this investigation, how will the investigation be carried out, who is the prosecutor who will be in charge of it so that this time we can continue? Today, with the death of Martínez Zogo -one more death- we want to have the truth of what happened “. An action that is carried out in synergy with international trade union organizations, including, among others, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ).

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