Health Status Unclear for Arrested Tanzanian Journalist

Erick Kabendera, a Tanzanian journalist arrested in July after criticizing the president in print appeared in court looking weak and having trouble walking. Kabendera was arrested at his home amid questions about his citizenship. Later the charges were changed and he was accused of sedition, money laundering, and organized crime.


Erick Kabendera in court where he was charged with leading organized crime, failure to pay tax and money laundering (file photo).


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