Tanzania: Human Rights Restrictions Mounting – AuthenticAfrican

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[AfricaFocus] In a joint press release in late October, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch announced two separately researched reports concluding that "Tanzania's repression of the media, human rights defenders, and opposition parties has intensified since 2015 ... Both reports found that President John Magufuli's government has adopted or enforced a raft of repressive laws that stifle independent journalism and severely restrict the activities of nongovernmental organizations and the political opposition