Tanzania, Kenya's Press Freedom In the Spotlight

The Committee to Protect Journalists and 64 civil society groups from around the world want the Tanzania and Kenya governments to address the deteriorating environment for media, human rights defenders and opposition party members in the respective countries. The groups are urging Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta not to sign into law the Cybercrimes Bill that was passed by parliament in April 2018.

Journalists in Nairobi take part in a demonstration to protests against gag on press freedoms. (file photo).

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