Stop Abuse of Human Rights, Tanzanian Official Says

The Zanzibar First Vice-President Seif Shariff Hamad has expressed grave disappointment in the police force in what he terms a violation of human rights. Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda had vowed to use force if necessary in his bid to restore calm to the country.
  • Tanzania:  Zanzibar Insecurity Disappoints Hamad

    Tanzania Daily News, 5 November 2012

    ZANZIBAR First Vice-President Seif Shariff Hamad said that insecurity in the islands was undermining progress made so far by the Government of National Unity (GNU). read more »

Zanzibar First Vice-President Seif Shariff Hamad

  • Tanzania:  Isles Police Arrest Over 100 Suspects

    Tanzania Daily News, 4 November 2012

    POLICE on Saturday said it arrested over 100 people suspected of having links with street gangs and the recent unrest in Zanzibar. read more »

  • Tanzania:  Premier Pinda Decries Religious Demos

    Tanzania Daily News, 1 November 2012

    Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda has declared that the government will not hesitate to use alternatives means including force against those spearheading chaos and strikes in the ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Commissioner Bans Muslims' Demonstrations

    Tanzania Daily News, 1 November 2012

    DAR ES SALAAM Regional Commissioner, Mr Said Meck Sadiki has banned demonstrations which were to be staged on Thursday by people allegedly to be Muslims. read more »

  • Tanzania:  Army Thwart Religious Protest

    Tanzania Daily News, 19 October 2012

    IN a well-coordinated action, the police, militia and Tanzania People's Defence Forces (TPDF) made a swift move in Dar es Salaam on Friday to thwart an attempt by youths to stage ... read more »