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 »

InFocus