Privacy rights in Cameroon

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Privacy rights in Cameroon are guaranteed by the constitution from 1972 with a revision in 2008.

Right to Privacy in Cameroon


Affirm our attachment to the fundamental freedoms enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Charter of United Nations and the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, and all duly ratified international conventions relating thereto, in particular, to the following principles:


5.the home is inviolate. No search may be conducted except by virtue of the law;

6.the privacy of all correspondence is inviolate. No interference may be allowed except by virtue of decisions emanating from the Judicial power;