Jailed Tanzanian Journalist’s Lawyer Calls for Pardon
Freelance journalist Erick Kabendera's lawyer, Jebra Kambole, has called for President John Magufuli to pardon his client. Kabendera was arrested amid questions about his citizenship. Later the charges were changed and he was accused of sedition, money laundering, and organized crime.
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 ... Read more »
The Tanzania Editors Forum, Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition and Media Council of Tanzania have said the arrest of Erick Kabendera has violated his rights. Kabendera was ... Read more »
The Tanzania government has detained a freelance journalist who writes for various local and international publications, Erick Kabendera, for a week. He now faces accusations of ... Read more »
Prosecutors in Tanzania have charged freelance journalist Erick Kabendera with money laundering, tax evasion, and assisting an organized crime racket, according to a copy of the ... Read more »
Tanzanian police say they arrested investigative journalist Erick Kabendera over a citizenship probe. Dar es Salaam Special Zone Police Commander Lazaro Mambosasa told a press ... Read more »