Court ruling keeps Zanzibar independent paper closed
November 30, 2004 12:00 PM ET
New York, November 30, 2004—The popular weekly Dira, Zanzibar's only independent newspaper, remains shuttered after a court refused to reverse a one-year-old government ban. The Committee to Protect Journalists called on authorities to lift the "outrageous" ban, and repeal laws that allow the government to silence critical reporting. The High...
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