ALL for Cameroon

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ALL for Cameroon stands for Aide Légale Libre, or ‘free legal aid’. We are a grassroots NGO providing legal assistance for child prisoners, victims of torture, and other economically disadvantaged people in need.

ALL for Cameroon’s achievements include:

  1. Releasing all of the children detailed in Bamenda City Prison by the end of 2010.
  2. Successfully representing people at the level of the United Nations.
  3. Handling over 350 wide-ranging legal cases, and offering free legal advice to hundreds more beneficiaries.
  4. Reaching more than 10,000 people since 2009 through free legal information seminars and discussion groups in villages and towns.
  5. Receiving interns form all over the world including Cameroon, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, the US, the UK, France, and Belgium.
  6. Being selected by VSO to receive a British Member of Parliament.  The MP’s blog about their experience with ALL can be accessed: http://alistairincameroon.wordpress.com/
  7. Receiving lawyers from all over the world including a Barrister from Doughty Street Chambers, UK, and lawyers from two city law firms in Brussels.
  8. ALL was one of the only organisations selected by the British High Commissioner in Cameroon to take part in the Queen’s Birthday Celebrations in 2010.
  9. Successfully registering as a Chambers in 2013.

ALL for Cameroon is supported by / worked with: 

ox uni

allen and overy

washington college of law

VSO

Kent uni

 

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