South African Lawyers Being Held 'Illegally' in Tanzania
Tanzanian authorities have arrested and detained 13 people - including two South African lawyers - who were looking into the possibility of legal challenges to the ban on drop-in centers serving key populations at risk of HIV. The drop-in centers were providing HIV services for sex workers, people who inject drugs, men who have sex with men and transgender people.
News24Wire, 23 October 2017
The two South Africans arrested for "promoting homosexuality" in Tanzania last week were being held in the country's prisons "illegally", the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in… Read more »
Sibongile Ndashe, lawyer and human rights activist.
HRW, 20 October 2017
When Sibongile Ndashe, a South African feminist lawyer, got on a plane to travel to Tanzania to convene a meeting of human rights lawyers and activists, she knew she might come… Read more »
CAJ News, 23 October 2017
TANZANIA is under pressure to release 13 lawyers arrested for allegedly promoting homosexuality in the East African country. The human rights defenders drawn from South Africa,… Read more »
Mamba Online, 19 October 2017
There are reports that two South Africans are among 12 men arrested on charges of homosexuality in Tanzania. Read more »