Practice Relating to Rule 125. Correspondence of Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
Cameroon’s Disciplinary Regulations (1975) states that prisoners shall be authorized to send and receive correspondence by the intermediary of the ICRC.
Cameroon’s Instructor’s Manual (1992) provides that the correspondence of prisoners of war shall reach them regularly and shall not be interfered with.
Cameroon’s Instructor’s Manual (2006), states: “A prisoner of war enjoys a legal status that guarantees him certain rights [including the right to] regularly receive correspondence which must not be interfered with.”
Cameroon’s Disciplinary Regulations (2007) states with regard to the treatment of prisoners of war: “They are authorized to send and receive mail, effects and foodstuffs by the intermediary of the International Committee of the Red Cross.”