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A Tanzanian journalist has been arrested for “publishing false information” after broadcasting a story about police brutality, his lawyer said Friday, the latest crackdown on free press in the country. Joseph Gandye, who works for local station Watetezi TV, was arrested Thursday in the financial capital Dar es Salaam and held in police custody overnight. […]




A Tanzanian journalist has been arrested for “publishing false information” after broadcasting a story about police brutality, his lawyer said Friday, the latest crackdown on free press in the country. Joseph Gandye, who works for local station Watetezi TV, was arrested Thursday in the financial capital Dar es Salaam and held in police custody overnight. […]




A Tanzanian journalist has been arrested for “publishing false information” after broadcasting a story about police brutality, his lawyer said Friday, the latest crackdown on free press in the country. Joseph Gandye, who works for local station Watetezi TV, was arrested Thursday in the financial capital Dar es Salaam and held in police custody overnight. […]




AFP’s fact-check service debunks misinformation spread online. Here is a selection from around the world published on our blog this week: 1. Amazon forest fires This week saw an outpouring of social media posts decrying forest fires in the Amazon rainforest, many of them under the hashtag #PrayforAmazonas. But some of the most viral posts […]




AFP’s fact-check service debunks misinformation spread online. Here is a selection from around the world published on our blog this week: 1. Amazon forest fires This week saw an outpouring of social media posts decrying forest fires in the Amazon rainforest, many of them under the hashtag #PrayforAmazonas. But some of the most viral posts […]




Dispatches from AFP concerning freedom of information, censorship and news coverage in regions where independent media is under threat.