Tanzanian Demostrators Renounce Sheikh Ponda


Fifty-four alleged followers of Sheikh Ponda Issa Ponda, charged in court have distanced themselves with him claiming they were arrested simply because they wore Muslim skull caps.
  • Tanzania:  Demonstrators Renounce Sheikh Ponda

    Tanzania Daily News, 20 February 2013

    THE 54 accused charged with illegal assembly distanced themselves from Sheikh Ponda Issa Ponda, claiming that they were linked with crimes and arrested simply because some have ... read more »

Alleged followers of Sheikh Ponda Issa Ponda distance themselves with him in court (file photo).

  • Tanzania:  Fifty-Four Ponda Followers Charged in Tanzanian Court

    Sabahi, 19 February 2013

    A Tanzanian magistrate's court on Monday (February 18th) charged 54 followers of Sheikh Ponda Issa Ponda with unlawful assembly, conspiracy, rioting and incitement, Tanzania's ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  54 Accused Joined in Ponda Case

    Tanzania Daily News, 19 February 2013

    FIFTY-FOUR alleged followers of the Council of Islamic Organization's Secretary General, Sheikh Ponda Issa Ponda, were on Monday brought to the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Several Arrested in Dar Demo 'Scare'

    Tanzania Daily News, 16 February 2013

    SECURITY was bolstered at the offices of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) at Sukari House along Sokoine Drive in Dar es Salaam on Friday following a demonstration scare by ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Security Enhanced As Ponda Case Comes Up for Mention

    Tanzania Daily News, 15 February 2013

    THE police enhanced security at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam, when a case involving the Secretary General of the Council of Islamic Organization, Sheikh ... read more »

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