Tanzania church accuses State of harming democracy

Tanzanian President John Magufuli. PHOTO | FILE | DANIEL HAYDUK | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Catholic bishops wrote a letter denouncing the violation of the law and citizens' rights.
  • It warned that such a political climate would only foment division and hatred.

Tanzania's Catholic Church on Sunday accused the government of President John Magufuli of violating democratic norms by limiting freedom of expression.

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