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Witness: When the Law is Unjust in Tanzania

Since the election of President John Pombe Magufuli in 2015, Tanzania has implemented new laws used to curtail citizen’s rights to organize and speak freely about political issues, a new Human Rights Watch report finds. Many journalists have been arrested and one has gone missing, and media outlets have been shut down for reporting news that displeased the government. Opposition members, activists, and government critics have been harassed, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have faced deregistration. For Wangwe, it started in March 2016, when, as a third-year law student at the University…

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