Professor detained in Cameroon, accused of insulting their president

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Rob Nelson has more on a Stony Brook University professor who was detained in Cameroon.

A professor at Stony Brook University is detained in the African country of Cameroon after he is accused of insulting their president.

Cameroonian-American writer Patrice Nganang was arrested while trying to leave the country.

Nganang wrote an article critical of how Cameroon has handled a secessionist movement, which might have led to the charges.

The writer's lawyer says Nganang does not represent a threat because he has always been a peaceful activist.

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