HRW Calls Out Tanzania on Denying LGBTQI Health Rights
The government's health policies deny adequate services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and others who are particularly vulnerable to HIV, jeopardising public health, Human Rights Watch report has said. The rights lobby group says since President John Magufuli took office in 2015, civic space has been shrinking, with the government cracking down not only on LGBT people, but on the media as well.
Lobby group Amandla.mobi have drawn attention to the Tanzania government's anti-gay laws, by staging a protest outside the Tanzanian Embassy in Pretoria. They are also demanding ... Read more »
The governor of Dar es Salaam has drawn up a list of people accused of homosexuality who could now be rounded up in Tanzania's latest anti-gay crackdown. Paul Makonda told ... 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 »
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