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Tanzania Authorities Cite Bias in Banning of Major English Newspaper

Expand A man reads the local Tanzanian daily newspaper, 'The Citizen'. © Stringer/AFP Freedom of expression is under attack once again in Tanzania. Last Wednesday, government authorities notified editors of Tanzania’s major English language newspaper, The Citizen, that the paper would be suspended for seven days. The newspaper had published two articles, one about US lawmaker, Bob Menendez, raising concerns about “the gradual spiral of respect for civil liberties in Tanzania” and another reporting that the Tanzania shilling was falling against the US dollar. Authorities say the articles were…

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