EU to Review Relations With Tanzania Over Human Rights
The European Union has recalled its ambassador to Tanzania Roeland van de Geer, citing "the deterioration of the human rights and rule of law situation". This comes days after a regional official vowed to hunt down and arrest gay people.
Citizen, 6 November 2018
The European Union now says it would be carrying out "a broader review of its relations with Tanzania" as the diplomatic tiff with Dar authorities intensify. Read more »
The EU office has released a short statement in which it suggests its fallout with Tanzania may have been due to concerns about human rights issues and the rule of law.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 5 November 2018
LGBT+ people in Tanzania on Monday welcomed a move by the government distancing itself from a planned crackdown on sexual minorities in the city of Dar es Salaam, but said it did… Read more »
Tanzania: We Didn't Expel EU Diplomat - Minister
Daily News, 4 November 2018
THE government has dismissed claims that it had expelled European Union (EU) Head of Delegation to Tanzania, Roeland van de Geer, over allegations of being critical of the… Read more »
The Tanzanian government has distanced itself from sentiments against gays voiced by Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda, who last week announced the creation of a ... Read more »