Cameroon Association of English Speaking Journalists (CAMASEJ) North West Chapter has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Not-for-profit organization Civic Watch to combat hate speech in the country.
The partnership was signed on Friday 2 June 2023 in Yaoundé.
According to the President of CAMASEJ NW, the MoU will assist member of his association to develop competences in combating hate speech via training and more.
Muma Jude, admits that elements of hate speech have been recurrent in our communities but the battle against it has not been strong enough. He hopes that the partnership will provide more opportunities for his members to develop skills to fight the phenomenon.
The MoU with Civic Watch is within the Defy Hate project which focuses on combating hate speech.
CAMASEJ NW has also renewed it's partnership with the National Commission for the promotion of biligualism and multiculturalism (NCPBM) in the same area.
The chapter leader of CAMASEJ NW is convinced that the Commission renewed the partnership because his institution did a good job last year.