A media rights group expressed indignation over statements made by officials in Tanzania and South Africa justifying the detention of two of its employees.
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CPJ expressed indignation at statements from Tanzanian authorities justifying the detention of CPJ’s Africa team in Dar es Salaam on November 7.
U.S has spoken out against Tanzanian moves to cut back human rights and civil liberties,harassment of “marginalized” people such as homosexuals.
Tanzanian immigration authorities have free two CPJ staff members of the New York-based after taking from their hotel to an unknown location.
Meeting to look for ways to reduce violence and human rights abuses through the judicial process
From Voice of America: Tanzania is trying to avert mass demonstrations planned for Thursday, organized through social
Bloggers and others running online platforms in Tanzania have two weeks to register with the government
A Tanzanian court on Monday handed five-month jail terms to two regime opponents, including a lawmaker
More than a hundred Tanzanian civil society groups raised their voices against violations of human and democratic rights
Tanzania’s Catholic church accused the government of violating democratic norms by limiting freedom of expression