Tanzania / 2005

TANZANIA

December 2, 2005 12:00 PM ET

DECEMBER 2, 2005 Post January 4, 2006 Tanzania Daima Amani CENSORED Amid preparations for delayed national elections, the government ordered two local newspapers to temporarily cease publishing, accusing both of violating the 1976 Newspaper Act....

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TANZANIA

September 10, 2005 12:00 PM ET

SEPTEMBER 10, 2005 Posted: September 21, 2005 Mpoki Bukuku, The Sunday Citizen ATTACKED A group of prison wardens and prisoners acting on their orders assaulted Bukuku, chief photographer for the private Sunday Citizen, as he attempted to cover the eviction of families from houses that were being repossessed by the...

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Zanzibar government bars critical journalist from working

June 10, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, June 10, 2005—Authorities on the semi-autonomous Tanzanian island of Zanzibar have banned political columnist Jabir Idrissa from writing, saying he was working without permission. Idrissa told the Committee to Protect Journalists that he believes he was banned for criticizing the Zanzibar government. The Zanzibar-based Idrissa is a well-known...

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TANZANIA

June 9, 2005 12:00 PM ET

JUNE 9, 2005 Updated: June 24, 2005 Jabir Idrissa, Rai CENSORED Authorities on the semi-autonomous Tanzanian island of Zanzibar banned political columnist Jabir Idrissa from writing, saying he was working without permission. Idrissa told the Committee to Protect Journalists that he believes he was banned for criticizing the Zanzibar government....

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