Briefing Note: Arrests and harassments of human rights defenders in Tanzania

Author: IWGIA
Number of pages: 3
Publication language: English English
Country publication is about: Tanzania
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2016
Release month/day: jan-01

Tags: Human rights

This briefing note call attention to the ongoing situation of harassments and arbitrary arrests of human rights defenders in Loliondo in northern Tanzania.It offers an account of the recent events taking place in the area and background information. IWGIA believes that these developments are a cause of great concern. The detentions, harassment and trumped up charges undermine civil society and other stakeholders, limiting their options to carry out human rights work in Tanzania. We invite you to read and share the situation human rights defenders are facing now in Tanzania.

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