Tanzanian journalists protest at TV station fines for allegedly seditious broadcasts

Monday 15 January 2018 | 11:19 CET | News
The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on Tanzanian authorities to immediately annul fines levied against five television stations that the regulatory commission accused of broadcasting seditious and unbalanced content. CPJ Deputy Executive Director Robert Mahoney said the government is using the broadcasting watchdog as a proxy for censoring political reporting. This, Mahoney said, is deeply disturbing for the future of independent reporting in Tanzania. 

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