Investigative journalist Paul Chouta from Cameroon


Paul Chouta is an investigative journalist from Cameroon. He reports on corruption and human rights violations and is a fierce critic of President Paul Biya. Chouta published highly confidential documents on corruption at government level and money laundering. His research made him a target of the authorities: The media worker was persecuted, abducted several times and repeatedly imprisoned.

​​​​​​​Paul Chouta works for the independent news website CamerounWeb, which informs about topics like politics, corruption and human rights.

Paul Chouta is a current fellow of the Deyda Hydara Fellowship.