Prosecutors in Tanzania today charged freelance journalist Erick Kabendera with money laundering, tax evasion, and assisting an organized crime racket, according to a copy of the charge sheet. When he was detained on July 29
, the Dar es Salaam police chief said at a press conference
that police were investigating
Kabendera’s citizenship status.
The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Tanzanian authorities to immediately release freelance journalist Erick Kabendera, whom police said is being investigated over his citizenship status.
The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned for the safety of investigative reporter Erick Kabendera
who was forcefully removed from his home today, and called on Tanzanian police to disclose whether they have him in custody.
Israeli authorities should independently and credibly investigate reports that Israeli security forces injured journalists covering protests in the Gaza Strip on March 30, 2018.