Rights Groups Want Tanzania to Ease Laws on Dissent

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have called on the government to ease restrictions on dissent and freedom of expression, imposed since President John Magufuli came to power in 2015.

Journalists and media activists demonstrate during International Press Freedom Day (file photo).

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