Posted by: APO | 1 March 2018

Tanzania: Criticism of President Leads to Imprisonment

In response to a court in Tanzania sentencing two opposition political leaders — Joseph Mbiliyini and Emmanuel Masonga – to five months’ imprisonment for using insulting language against President John Magufuli, Freedom House issued the following statement: “The jailing of opposition politicians for expressing their views on issues of public interest, such as political violence, highlights the… Read more on


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