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A newspaper vendor straightens papers at his stand in Tanzania in September 2015. The country's Information Minister has imposed a 24-month ban on the weekly, Mawio. (AFP/Daniel Hayduk)

Tanzania imposes two-year publishing ban on newspaper

Nairobi, June 16, 2017–Tanzania should immediately revoke a publishing ban on Mawio, a privately owned weekly newspaper, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Tanzania imposes permanent ban on weekly newspaper

New York, January 21, 2016–The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on authorities in Tanzania to end their harassment of the weekly newspaper Mawio. The Kiswahili-language newspaper was permanently banned from publishing in print and online Friday and two of its editors were briefly detained, according to reports.

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