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  • MAFUNZO KWA VIONGOZI WAPYA WA KANDA WA CHAMA CHA MAWAKILI TANGANYIKA (TLS)

    Dodoma, Tanzania Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC) kwa kushirikiana na Chama cha Mawakili Tanganyika (TLS) leo wameendesha warsha ya siku mbili kwa viongozi wapya wa kila kanda ya Chama hicho cha Mawakili Tanganyika (TLS Chapter leaders). Warsha hii iliyoanza leo tarehe 20 Mei 2021jijini Dodoma katika ukumbi wa African Dream Hotel

    May 20, 2021
  • MAFUNZO KWA WAANDISHI WA HABARI ZA MTANDAONI NA WAHARIRI KUHUSU UZINGATIAJI WA SHERIA NA KURIPOTI MASUALA YA HAKI ZA BINADAMU

    Morogoro, Tanzania Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC) kwa kushirikiana na taasisi ya International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) wanatoa mafunzo kwa waandishi wa habari za mtandaoni na wahariri juu ya umuhimu wa kuzingatia sheria zinazosimamia tasnia ya habari pamoja na kuripoti matukio ya haki za binadamu nchini Tanzania. Mafunzo hayo ya

    May 10, 2021
  • WARAKA WA ASASI ZA KIRAIA 13 ZA AFRIKA KWA RAIS SAMIA SULUHU HASSAN ZIKIMSIHI AWAACHILIE HURU WATETEZI WA HAKI ZA BINADAMU, WAANDISHI WA HABARI NA WAFUNGWA WA KISIASA NCHINI TANZANIA

    Nairobi, Kenya Jana tarehe 4 Mei 2021, majira ya mchana wakati Mhe. Rais Samia Suluhu Hassan alipokuwa akiwasili nchini Kenya katika ziara yake fupi ya siku mbili (2) nchini humo, Asasi za Kiraia (AZAKi) 13 za Afrika kutoka nchini Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda na Ethiopia zikiongozwa na shirika la Defenders Coalition-Kenya zilimkaribisha Rais Samia Suluhu Hassan

    May 5, 2021
  • ALPHONCE LUSAKO A RENOWNED HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST FINALLY GRADUATES FROM COLLEGE

    ALPHONCE LUSAKO A RENOWNED HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST FINALLY GRADUATES FROM COLLEGE After almost 10 years of academic struggles, on Saturday, 21st November 2020, young human rights activist, Alphonce Lusako finally realized his dream after graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree of Law from the Tumaini University Dar es Salaam College (TuDarCO). Back in 2009, as Alphonce

    November 23, 2020
  • WARNING ABOUT A FAKE PHISHING EMAIL ATTACK

    Dear THRDC Members and Stakeholders! Beware of FAKE phishing email attacks. This morning, someone impersonating our National Coordinator Mr. Onesmo @OlengurumwaO sent this fake email to some of our member organizations!

    October 13, 2020
  • DEFENDDEFENDERS RECOGNIZES MR. ONESMO OLENGURUMWA AS HRD OF THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2020

    Congratulations to Mr. Onesmo Olengurumwa our National Coordinator for being recognized by DefendDefenders as Human Rights Defender (HRD) of the month of September 2020! Click here to read more 👇👇 https://defenddefenders.org/human-rights-defender-of-the-month-onesmo-olengurumwa/ // Kongole kwa Mratibu wetu Kitaifa Bw. Onesmo Olengurumwa kwa kutambuliwa na shirika la DefendDefenders kama Mtetezi wa Haki za Binadamu wa Mwezi wa

    October 12, 2020
  • MRATIBU WA KANDA YETU YA KUSINI AITEMBELEA THRDC KUTOA POLE

    MRATIBU WA KANDA YETU YA KUSINI AITEMBELEA THRDC KUTOA POLE Mapema asubuhi ya leo Agosti 27, 2020, tumetembelewa na Mkurugenzi Mtendaji wa shirika la Door of Hope to Women and Youth Tanzania Ndugu Clemence Mwombeki. Shirika la Door of Hope to Women and Youth Tanzania ni ofisi inayoratibu kazi za wanachama wa THRDC waliopo katika

    August 27, 2020
  • THE NJOMBE RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’s COURT SET TO DELIVER ITS RULING ON THE CASE FACING JOURNALIST EMMANUEL KIBIKI ON 8TH JULY 2020

    THE NJOMBE RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’s COURT SET TO DELIVER ITS RULING ON THE CASE FACING JOURNALIST EMMANUEL KIBIKI ON 8TH JULY 2020 Njombe, Tanzania The Resident Magistrate’s Court in Njombe region will deliver its ruling on whether Journalist Emmanuel Kibiki has a case to answer next month on 8th July 2020. If Mr. Kibiki will be

    June 23, 2020
  • THRDC SECURED TZS 277 MILLION GRANT FOR IMPROVING THE WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND  PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN TANZANIA

    THRDC SECURED TZS 277 MILLION GRANT FOR IMPROVING THE WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND  PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN TANZANIA The Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) is delighted to inform its members and the human rights defenders’ community in Tanzania that it has just received a grant amounting to TZS 277 MILLION which is equivalent

    June 17, 2020
  • EACJ STRIKES OUT ATTORNEY GENERAL’S NOTICE OF APPEAL IN CASE CHALLENGING THE MEDIA SERVICES ACT, 2016

    EACJ STRIKES OUT ATTORNEY GENERAL’S NOTICE OF APPEAL IN CASE CHALLENGING THE MEDIA SERVICES ACT, 2016 Arusha, Tanzania Today on 9th June 2020, the East African Court of Justice’s (EACJ) Appellate Division gave its ruling of the application filed by the Media Council of Tanzania (MCT), Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) and Legal and

    June 9, 2020
  • DPP AJITOA KWENYE KESI YA KUPINGA WATUHUMIWA KUSHTAKIWA KWENYE MAHAKAMA ZISIZOKUWA NA MAMLAKA (COMMITAL PROCEEDINGS)

    DPP AJITOA KWENYE KESI YA KUPINGA WATUHUMIWA KUSHTAKIWA KWENYE MAHAKAMA ZISIZOKUWA NA MAMLAKA (COMMITAL PROCEEDINGS) Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Kesi ya mwanaharakati anayepinga watuhumiwa kukamatwa na kushtakiwa kwenye mahakama zisizokuwa na mamlaka ya kusikiliza kesi hizo imetajwa leo Juni 03, 2020 mbele ya Jopo la majaji wawili; Jaji Mlyambina na Jaji Magoiga. Mkurugenzi wa Mashtaka

    June 3, 2020
  • MWENYEKITI WA TUME YA UMOJA WA AFRIKA ALAANI VIKALI MAUAJI YA GEORGE FLOYD

    MWENYEKITI WA TUME YA UMOJA WA AFRIKA ALAANI VIKALI MAUAJI YA GEORGE FLOYD Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Kufuatia mauaji ya kikatili ya raia wa kimarekani mwenye asili ya kiafrika, marehemu George Floyd (46) -aliyeuawa na polisi Derek Chauvin- huko jijini Minneapolis nchini Marekani mnamo tarehe 25 Mei 2020, Mwenyekiti wa Tume ya Umoja wa Afrika (African

    May 31, 2020
  • HON. ZITTO KABWE (MP) SENTENCED TO CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE FOR SEDITION

    HON. ZITTO KABWE (MP) SENTENCED TO CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE FOR SEDITION Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Today on 29th May 2020, the Kisutu Resident Magistrates’ Court has delivered a judgment in the case of Hon. Zitto Kabwe (MP) for Kigoma Urban Constituency. The case involves sedition charges for statements he made in relation to extra-judicial killings by

    May 29, 2020
  • TANZANIAN COMEDIAN AND ACTOR MR. IDRIS SULTAN CHARGED FOR FAILURE TO REGISTER A SIM CARD

    TANZANIAN COMEDIAN AND ACTOR MR. IDRIS SULTAN CHARGED FOR FAILURE TO REGISTER A SIM CARD Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Tanzanian comedian and actor Mr. Idris Sultan has been charged for failure to register a sim card at the Kisutu Resident Magistrates’ Court, Dar es Salaam – Tanzania. This charges come after being in police custody

    May 28, 2020
  • IDRIS SULTAN AACHIWA HURU KWA DHAMANA

    Hatimaye, jana Jumatano jioni tarehe 27 Mei 2020, mchekeshaji Idris Sultan aliachiwa huru kwa dhamana ya polisi baada ya kusomewa mashitaka mawili pamoja na mwenzake Innocent Maiga: 1) Kushindwa kusajili SIM CARD ambayo ilikuwa na umiliki wa mtu mwingine. 2) Kushindwa kutoa taarifa ya mabadiliko ya umiliki wa SIM CARD hiyo.   Imetolewa na:Mtandao wa

    May 28, 2020
  • TWO KENYAN JOURNALISTS CONVICTED AND FINED IN TANZANIA, REPATRIATED BACK TO KENYA

    TWO KENYAN JOURNALISTS CONVICTED AND FINED IN TANZANIA, REPATRIATED BACK TO KENYA Arusha, Tanzania On 19th May 2020, two Kenyan journalists; Mr. Muthathia Shadrack Kareria and Mr. Clifton Isindu were convicted and sentenced by the Magistrates’ Court in Arusha to either pay fine amounting to Two Million Tanzanian Shillings or three years of imprisonment. They

    May 21, 2020
  • MAHAKAMA YA AFRIKA MASHARIKI (EACJ) YASIKILIZA MAOMBI YA MCT, THRDC NA LHRC YA KUFUTA KUSUDIO LA SERIKALI YA TANZANIA KUKATA RUFAA YA KESI YA SHERIA YA HUDUMA ZA HABARI (2016)

    MAHAKAMA YA AFRIKA MASHARIKI (EACJ) YASIKILIZA MAOMBI YA MCT, THRDC NA LHRC YA KUFUTA KUSUDIO LA SERIKALI YA TANZANIA KUKATA RUFAA YA KESI YA SHERIA YA HUDUMA ZA HABARI (2016) Leo tarehe 21 Mei 2020 majira ya saa 3:30 asubuhi, Mahakama ya Afrika Mashariki (EACJ) kitengo cha rufaa kilichopo jijini Arusha, Tanzania ilisikiliza maombi ya

    May 21, 2020
  • FCT HAS SUBSTITUTED TCRA’s DECISION AGAINST WATETEZI TV: “TCRA HAS NO POWERS TO IMPOSE FINES”

    FCT HAS SUBSTITUTED TCRA’s DECISION AGAINST WATETEZI TV: “TCRA HAS NO POWERS TO IMPOSE FINES” Dar es Salaam, Tanzania The Fair Competition Tribunal (FCT) has delivered its judgement for the appeal filed by Watetezi TV against the decision of the TCRA Content Committee that was issued on 27th September 2019. The Fair Competition Tribunal (FCT)

    May 4, 2020
  • FCT YABADILISHA UAMUZI WA TCRA DHIDI YA WATETEZI TV: “TCRA HAINA MAMLAKA YA KUTOZA FAINI”

    FCT YABADILISHA UAMUZI WA TCRA DHIDI YA WATETEZI TV: “TCRA HAINA MAMLAKA YA KUTOZA FAINI“ Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Leo tarehe 4 Mei 2020, Baraza la Ushindani (FCT) limetoa uamuzi wake kwenye rufaa iliyokatwa na Watetezi TV mnamo Septemba 27, 2019, dhidi ya Kamati ya Maudhui ya Mamlaka ya Mawasiliano Tanzania (TCRA). Baraza la Ushindani (FCT)

    May 4, 2020
  • ADVOCATE ALBERT MSANDO HAS BEEN RELEASED ON POLICE BAIL

    ADVOCATE ALBERT MSANDO HAS BEEN RELEASED ON POLICE BAIL Arusha, Tanzania The Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) through its advocate Ally Mhyellah together with Msando’s family advocate Moses Mauna, has managed to facilitate bail for Mr. Albert Msando. Advocate Msando has been released on police bail and conditioned to report on Monday May 4th,

    April 30, 2020
  • A STATEMENT PROPOSING COSTS REDUCTION FOR ICT AND INTERNET SERVICES IN TANZANIA DURING THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC

    A STATEMENT PROPOSING COSTS REDUCTION FOR ICT AND INTERNET SERVICES IN TANZANIA DURING THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC The Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC), would like to take this opportunity to address the costs of ICT products and services, mobile and internet services and urge service providers to reduce charges on consumers in light of

    April 29, 2020
  • TAARIFA ZA KIFO CHA JAJI MKUU MSTAAFU AUGUSTINO RAMADHANI

    TAARIFA ZA KIFO CHA JAJI MKUU MSTAAFU AUGUSTINO RAMADHANI Asubuhi hii THRDC imesikitishwa kupokea taarifa za kifo cha Jaji Mkuu mstaafu Augustino Ramadhani majira ya saa 2 katika hospitali ya Agha Khan jijini Dar es Salaam alipokuwa akipatiwa matibabu. Wakati wa uhai wake Jaji Mkuu Mastaafu Augustino Ramadhani alikua mtetezi mzuri wa haki za binadamu

    April 28, 2020
  • SALAMU ZA POLE KUFUATIA KIFO CHA MTETEZI WA HAKI WA MUDA MREFU NA MWANA-AZAKi WAKILI EVOD MMANDA – MKUU WA WILAYA YA MTWARA

    SALAMU ZA POLE KUFUATIA KIFO CHA MTETEZI WA HAKI WA MUDA MREFU NA MWANA-AZAKi WAKILI EVOD MMANDA – MKUU WA WILAYA YA MTWARA Wapendwa Wanachama, Familia ya marehemu, Wana-AZAKi na umma wa watanzania kwa ujumla, Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC) umepokea kwa masikitiko makubwa taarifa ya kifo cha Mtetezi wa Haki

    April 27, 2020
  • UWASILISHAJI WA POSITION PAPER NA ACTION PLAN YA AZAKi DHIDI YA COVID-19 WIZARANI

    UWASILISHAJI WA POSITION PAPER NA ACTION PLAN YA AZAKi DHIDI YA COVID-19 WIZARANI Wapendwa Wakurugenzi na Wadau wa Haki za Binadamu nchini, Leo, Jumamosi ya tarehe 25 Aprili 2020, Jukwaa la Wakurugenzi wa Asasi za Kiraia (AZAKI) Tanzania (CSOs Directors’ Forum) lilifanikiwa kuiwasilishia Wizara ya Afya, Maendeleo ya Jamii, Jinsia, Wazee na Watoto (MOHCDGEC) position

    April 25, 2020
  • MWANACHAMA WETU BI. GLADNESS MUNUO AFIWA NA BABA YAKE MZAZI

    TANZIA!!! MWANACHAMA WETU BI. GLADNESS MUNUO AFIWA NA BABA YAKE MZAZI Wapendwa wanachama, Salamu kutoka THRDC! Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC) pia umepokea kwa huzuni kubwa taarifa ya kifo cha Baba Mzazi wa mwanachama mwenzetu, Mkurugenzi wa Shirika la Crisis Resolving Centre Bi. Gladness Munuo kilichotokea jioni ya siku ya jana

    April 18, 2020
  • THRDC YAMPOTEZA MTETEZI BI. DEBORAH DAFFA, MWANZILISHI WA TANGA PARALEGAL CENTRE

    TANZIA!!! THRDC YAMPOTEZA MTETEZI BI. DEBORAH DAFFA, MWANZILISHI WA TANGA PARALEGAL CENTRE Wapendwa wanachama, Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC) pia umepokea kwa huzuni kubwa taarifa ya kifo cha mwanachama wake Mkurugenzi wa Shirika la Tanga Paralegal Bi. Debora Dafa kilichotokea juzi jioni tarehe 16/4/2020, katika Hospitali ya Magunga Wilayani Korogwe alipokuwa

    April 18, 2020
  • THRDC YAPATA RUZUKU KUBORESHA USHIRIKIANO KATI YA AZAKi NA MAMLAKA ZA NCHI KATIKA KUTEKELEZA MAJUKUMU YAO

    THRDC YAPATA RUZUKU KUBORESHA USHIRIKIANO KATI YA AZAKi NA MAMLAKA ZA NCHI KATIKA KUTEKELEZA MAJUKUMU YAO Shirika la kimataifa la PROTECTION INTERNATIONAL lenye makao yake makuu jijini Brussels nchini Ubelgiji na ofisi yake ndogo ya kanda jijini Nairobi, Kenya, limetoa kiasi cha Euro 256,539/-, sawa na Shilingi za Kitanzania Milioni 650 kama ruzuku kwa Mtandao

    April 9, 2020
  • THRDC SECURES A TZS 650 MILLION GRANT TO AID IMPROVED COLLABORATIONS BETWEEN CSOs AND NATIONAL AUTHORITIES

    THRDC SECURES A TZS 650 MILLION GRANT TO AID IMPROVED COLLABORATIONS BETWEEN CSOs AND NATIONAL AUTHORITIES The Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) is delighted to inform the public that it has recently acquired a grant of Euros 256,539/- (equivalent to TZS 650 Million) from Protection International – Kenya. This grant is aimed at supporting

    April 9, 2020
  • HUKUMU YA KESI YA MAXENCE MELO NA MWENZAKE MICKE WILLIAM YAAHIRISHWA KWA MARA YA 5

    HUKUMU YA KESI YA MAXENCE MELO NA MWENZAKE MICKE WILLIAM YAAHIRISHWA KWA MARA YA 5 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Kesi namba 456 ya mwaka 2016 inayomkabili Ndg. Maxence Melo na mwenzake Micke William ilipangwa kusomwa leo Aprili 02, 2020 mbele ya Hakimu Thomas Simba kwenye Mahakama ya Hakimu Mkazi Kisutu, jijini Dar es Salaam. Hukumu

    April 2, 2020
  • TAMKO KUHUSU KUKAMATWA KWA WAANDISHI WA HABARI ARUSHA

    TAMKO KUHUSU KUKAMATWA KWA WAANDISHI WA HABARI ARUSHA Jumatatu Machi 23, 2020 Mwandishi wa Habari wa Azam TV Ramadhani Mvungi, Mwandishi Novatus Makunga na Mpiga Picha Mohammed Mkindo ambao wote hufanya kazi Jijini Arusha, Tanzania walikamatwa na askari wa jeshi la polisi baada ya kuingia kwenye eneo lililozuiwa. Eneo hilo ni hoteli ambayo watu wamezuiwa

    March 24, 2020
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU THRDC KUWATEMBELEA WANACHAMA WA THRDC INAENDELEA KANDA YA PWANI

    ZIARA YA MRATIBU THRDC KUWATEMBELEA WANACHAMA WA THRDC INAENDELEA KANDA YA PWANI   Dar es Salaam, Tanzania   Mratibu wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC), Bw. Onesmo Olengurumwa anaendelea na ziara ya kuwatembelea wanachama wa THRDC kwa lengo la kuendelea kufahamu kwa undani kazi zinazofanywa na watetezi hawa lakini pia kubaini

    March 19, 2020
  • HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER OF THE MONTH (FEBRUARY 2020): SCHOLASTICA B. PEMBE

    HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER OF THE MONTH (FEBRUARY 2020): SCHOLASTICA B. PEMBE Meet Scholastica B. Pembe (35), nominated as our Young Human Rights Defender of the month, for February 2020, for defending Women’s rights. Scholastica B. Pembe is the founder & Executive Director of New Hope New Winners Foundation (NHNWF), a human rights NGO that raises

    March 16, 2020
  • MRATIBU KITAIFA WA THRDC ATEMBELEA CHAMA CHA WANASHERIA WANAWAKE TANZANIA (TAWLA)

    MRATIBU KITAIFA WA THRDC ATEMBELEA CHAMA CHA WANASHERIA WANAWAKE TANZANIA (TAWLA) Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Katika ziara yake ya kuwatembelea wanachama wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC) katika Kanda ya Pwani Mkoani Dar es Salaam, Ndugu Onesmo Olengurumwa akiongozana na Mratibu Msaidizi wa THRDC Kanda ya Pwani Bwana Michael Marwa pamoja

    March 13, 2020
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU KITAIFA WA THRDC NA AFISA DAWATI LA WANACHAMA YAANZA LEO KATIKA UKANDA WA PWANI

    ZIARA YA MRATIBU KITAIFA WA THRDC NA AFISA DAWATI LA WANACHAMA YAANZA LEO KATIKA UKANDA WA PWANI Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Ziara ya Mratibu Kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC) Ndugu Onesmo Olengurumwa akiongozana na Mratibu Msaidizi wa THRDC Kanda ya Pwani Bw. Michael Marwa pamoja na Afisa wa Dawati

    March 13, 2020
  • MCT LAUNCHES 6 MEDIA RESEARCH AND POLICY DOCUMENTS

    MCT LAUNCHES 6 MEDIA RESEARCH AND POLICY DOCUMENTS Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Today on 10th March 2020, the Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) launched 6 of its Media research and policy documents including: 1) An Investigation Report on Increased Threats and Interference into Editorial Independence 2) A Compendium of Analyses of Media Related Laws in

    March 10, 2020
  • THRDC IMEANDAA CHAKULA CHA JIONI PAMOJA NA WATETEZI WA KIKE KUSHEREHEKEA SIKU YA WANAWAKE DUNIANI (Machi 8 2020)

    Je, wewe ni Binti Mtetezi wa Haki za Binadamu na ungependa kusherehekea Siku ya Wanawake Duniani pamoja nasi??? Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC) umeandaa Chakula cha Jioni cha pamoja (Dinner Gala) siku ya Jumapili tarehe 8 Machi 2020, ambapo Watetezi Vijana wa Kike wataweza kukutana na Wanawake Watetezi Mahiri na Wakongwe

    March 6, 2020
  • THE REPUBLIC WITHDRAWS ITS CASE AGAINST JOURNALIST SEBASTIAN ATILIO

    THE REPUBLIC WITHDRAWS ITS CASE AGAINST JOURNALIST SEBASTIAN ATILIO Iringa, Tanzania Today, on 5th March 2020, the Republic has withdrawn its case against Journalist Sebastian Atilio which was filed at the Mufindi District Court. The case was arranged to be mentioned today, but the State Attorney informed the court that the Republic no longer wishes

    March 5, 2020
  • AFRICAN COALITIONS CONTEMPLATE TO ADVANCE COOPERATION

    AFRICAN COALITIONS CONTEMPLATE TO ADVANCE COOPERATION The National Coordinator of Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC), Mr. Onesmo Olengurumwa has visited the Kenya Human Rights Defenders Coalition to exchange ideas and advance general cooperation. To date, several African Nations have already established Human Rights Defending Coalitions after Kenya. These include; Tanzania, Uganda, Somalia, South Sudan,

    March 5, 2020
  • WAANDISHI WA HABARI WATATU NA MMILIKI WA NJOMBE YETU TV WASHTAKIWA MAHAKAMANI NJOMBE

    WAANDISHI WA HABARI WATATU NA MMILIKI WA NJOMBE YETU TV WASHTAKIWA MAHAKAMANI NJOMBE Njombe – Tanzania Waandishi wa habari watatu wanaomiliki TV za Mtandaoni pamoja na mmiliki wa Njombe Yetu TV leo Machi 4, 2020 wameshtakiwa kwenye Mahakama ya Hakimu Mkazi Njombe. Waandishi hao ni: Prosper Daudi Mfugale mwandishi wa ITV ambaye anamiliki Njombe TV,

    March 4, 2020
  • COURT ORDERS REPUBLIC TO COMPLETE INVESTIGATIONS ON TITO MAGOTI AND THEODORY GIYAN’s CASE

    COURT ORDERS REPUBLIC TO COMPLETE INVESTIGATIONS ON TITO MAGOTI AND THEODORY GIYAN’s CASE Dar es Salaam – Tanzania The Economic Crimes case number 137 of 2019 against Tito Magoti and Theodory Giyan, was mentioned for the fourth time today at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam before Honourable Resident Magistrate Janet Mtega.

    March 4, 2020
  • UN YATANGAZA KUFUTA MATUKIO KANDO YA BARAZA LA HAKI ZA BINADAMU (HRC) HUKO GENEVA SHAURI YA HOFU YA UGONJWA UNAOSABABISHWA NA VIRUSI VYA KORONA (COVID-19)

    UN YATANGAZA KUFUTA MATUKIO KANDO YA BARAZA LA HAKI ZA BINADAMU (HRC) HUKO GENEVA SHAURI YA HOFU YA UGONJWA UNAOSABABISHWA NA VIRUSI VYA KORONA (COVID-19) Geneva – Uswisi Siku ya tarehe 2 Machi 2020, Mkurugenzi Mkuu wa Shirika la Umoja wa Mataifa Geneva (UNOG) alituma barua kwa Rais wa Baraza la Haki za Binadamu kuhusu

    March 3, 2020
  • TAARIFA KWA UMMA KUHUSU KUNYIMWA DHAMANA WAANDISHI WA HABARI WATATU NA MMILIKI WA NJOMBE YETU TV

    TAARIFA KWA UMMA KUHUSU KUNYIMWA DHAMANA WAANDISHI WA HABARI WATATU NA MMILIKI WA NJOMBE YETU TV Njombe – Tanzania Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC), umesikitishwa na kitendo cha kukamatwa na kunyimwa dhama kwa waandishi wa habari watatu wanaomiliki TV za Mtandaoni pamoja na mmiliki wa Njombe Yetu TV siku ya Jumamosi

    March 3, 2020
  • MWANDISHI ERICK KABENDERA AHUKUMIWA KULIPA FAINI YA ZAIDI YA MILIONI 200

    MWANDISHI ERICK KABENDERA AHUKUMIWA KULIPA FAINI YA ZAIDI YA MILIONI 200 Dar es Salaam – Tanzania Hatma ya Mwandishi wa Habari za kiuchunguzi Ndugu Erick Kabendera imefikia tamati leo tarehe 24 Februari 2020 baada ya kusaini mkataba wa makubaliano ya kukiri kosa na Mkurugenzi wa Mashitaka nchini (Director of Public Prosecutions – DPP). Ikumbukwe kuwa,

    February 24, 2020
  • UKOSEFU WA AJENDA MAHSUSI NI CHANGAMOTO KATIKA UTETEZI WA HAKI ZA BINADAMU

    UKOSEFU WA AJENDA MAHSUSI NI CHANGAMOTO KATIKA UTETEZI WA HAKI ZA BINADAMU Kukosekana kwa Ajenda mahsusi imeelezwa kuwa moja ya kikwazo katika kutekeleza ajenda ya Utetezi wa Haki za Binadamu nchini. Haya yameelezwa na Mkurugenzi wa PINGOs Forum Wakili Edward Porokwa wakati wa kikao cha pamoja na Mratibu Kitaifa wa THRDC Bw. Onesmo Olengurumwa ambaye

    February 14, 2020
  • HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER OF THE MONTH (JANUARY 2020): JOSEPH BRIGHTON MALEKELA

    HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER OF THE MONTH (JANUARY 2020): JOSEPH BRIGHTON MALEKELA Meet Joseph Brighton Malekela (24), nominated as our Young Human Rights Defender of the month, for January 2020 through social rights and accountability. Joseph Brighton Malekela is a 3rd-year student at the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree of Arts

    February 14, 2020
  • MGAWANYIKO KWENYE JAMII BADO NI CHANGAMOTO KWA WATETEZI WA HAKI ZA BINADAMU NCHINI

    MGAWANYIKO KWENYE JAMII BADO NI CHANGAMOTO KWA WATETEZI WA HAKI ZA BINADAMU NCHINI Arusha – Tanzania Mgawanyiko kwenye jamii unaohusishwa na maslahi binafsi umetajwa kuwa ni kikwazo kwa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu nchini. Akielezea mafanikio na changamoto katika shughuli za Utetezi wa Haki za Binadamu nchini, Ndugu Lebaraka Laizer ambaye ni Mkurugenzi mtendaji wa

    February 14, 2020
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU KITAIFA WA THRDC PAMOJA NA AFISA DAWATI LA WANACHAMA YA KUWATEMBELEA WANACHAMA WA THRDC MKOANI ARUSHA

    ZIARA YA MRATIBU KITAIFA WA THRDC PAMOJA NA AFISA DAWATI LA WANACHAMA YA KUWATEMBELEA WANACHAMA WA THRDC MKOANI ARUSHA Leo tarehe 13/02/2020, Mratibu Kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu (THRDC), Bw. Onesmo Olengurumwa akiongozana na Afisa Dawati la Wanachama – THRDC Wakili Joyce Eliezer walianza ziara ya kuwatembelea wanachama wetu walioko Arusha.

    February 13, 2020
  • MWANAHARAKATI NCHINI TANZANIA KUPINGA WATUHUMIWA KUSHTAKIWA KWENYE MAHAKAMA ZISIZOKUWA NA MAMLAKA YA KUSIKILIZA KESI ZAO (COMMITAL PROCEEDINGS)

    MWANAHARAKATI NCHINI TANZANIA KUPINGA WATUHUMIWA KUSHTAKIWA KWENYE MAHAKAMA ZISIZOKUWA NA MAMLAKA YA KUSIKILIZA KESI ZAO (COMMITAL PROCEEDINGS) Dar es Salaam – Tanzania Mratibu Kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC), Bw. Onesmo Olengurumwa amefungua kesi namba 36 ya mwaka 2019 dhidi ya Mwanasheria Mkuu wa Serikali katika Mahakama Kuu ya Tanzania,

    February 13, 2020
  • THRDC NA UNIC WAADHIMISHA KUMBUKIZI YA WAHANGA WA MAUAJI YA WAYAHUDI KIPINDI CHA VITA YA PILI YA DUNIA

    THRDC NA UNIC WAADHIMISHA KUMBUKIZI YA WAHANGA WA MAUAJI YA WAYAHUDI KIPINDI CHA VITA YA PILI YA DUNIA Dar es Salaam – Tanzania Asubuhi ya leo tarehe 12 Februari 2020, kwa mara nyingine tena, Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC) ukiwakilishwa na James Laurent – Associate Protection Officer: Research & Documentation, kwa

    February 12, 2020
  • KABENDERA FACE TO FACE WITH THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS (DPP) TO REVIEW HIS PLEA BARGAINING AGREEMENT

    KABENDERA FACE TO FACE WITH THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS (DPP) TO REVIEW HIS PLEA BARGAINING AGREEMENT Dar es Salaam – Tanzania The Economic Crime case No. 75 of 2019 against Investigative Journalist, Erick Kabendera has been adjourned yet again for the 16th times today on 17th February, 2020 at Kisutu Resident Magistrates’ Court. The

    February 11, 2020
  • TAARIFA KWA UMMA: THRDC YASAINI MKATABA NA CIVICUS KUIMARISHA UHURU WA KUJIELEZA NCHINI

    TAARIFA KWA UMMA: THRDC YASAINI MKATABA NA CIVICUS KUIMARISHA UHURU WA KUJIELEZA NCHINI Leo tarehe 2 Oktoba 2019, Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC) kwa niaba ya Watetezi TV, umesaini mkataba wa miezi mitatu (Oktoba 2019 – Desemba 2019) wenye thamani ya Dola za Kimarekani USD 20,000/=, sawa na Shilingi za Kitanzania

    October 2, 2019
  • TANZANIA CSOs TO PRESENT UPR REPORT BEFORE THE UNHRC

    TANZANIA CSOs TO PRESENT UPR REPORT BEFORE THE UNHRC Today on 28th September 2019, the Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) in collaboration with 90 Civil Society Organizations from Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar is conducting Universal Periodic Review (UPR) midterm report Validation session at Kisenga Hall, LAPF building in Dar es Salaam. The meeting aims

    September 28, 2019
  • THRDC NA UNIC WAENDESHA MDAHALO KUWAELIMISHA WANAFUNZI WA SHULE YA SEKONDARI MCHIKICHINI KUHUSU KAZI ZAO

    THRDC NA UNIC WAENDESHA MDAHALO KUWAELIMISHA WANAFUNZI WA SHULE YA SEKONDARI MCHIKICHINI KUHUSU KAZI ZAO Dar es Salaam – Tanzania Leo Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC) pamoja na Kituo cha Habari cha Umoja wa Mataifa nchini (UNIC) wameitembelea shule ya Sekondari Mchikichini iliyopo Kariakoo jijini Dar es Salaam, kuwaelimisha wanafunzi wa

    September 26, 2019
  • TAMKO KUHUSU MATUKIO YA KUPOTEA/KUTOONEKANA NA KUTEKWA KWA WATU NCHINI

    TAMKO KUHUSU MATUKIO YA KUPOTEA/KUTOONEKANA NA KUTEKWA KWA WATU NCHINI   1.0 Utangulizi Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania umekuwa ukifuatilia kwa ukaribu matukio mbali mbali ya utekaji ambayo yamekuwa yakihatarisha hali ya usalama na kuzua taharuki miongoni mwa wananchi. Katika taarifa iliyotolewa na Waziri wa Mambo ya Ndani, Mhe Kangi Lugola, mnamo

    July 11, 2019
  • A VISIT FROM ITALIAN AMBASSADOR H.E. HON. ALBERTO MENGONI

    Earlier today, H.E. Hon. Roberto Mengoni, Ambassador of Italy in Tanzania together with his assistant Ms. Lavinia Pilosu visited THRDC offices and engaged in a meeting with THRDC’s Management team.

    July 8, 2019
  • VISIT FROM REPRESENTATIVES OF THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR OF NGOs IN TANZANIA

    VISIT FROM REPRESENTATIVES OF THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR OF NGOs IN TANZANIA Greatly honored by a visit from officials of the office of the Registrar of NGOs today at our office. We deliberated on the work being done by THRDC, its member organizations and future constructive engagements between the Government and CSOs.

    June 24, 2019
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU KITAIFA THRDC KATIKA SHIRIKA LA PADI

    Mratibu kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Nchini Tanzania THRDC Onesmo Olengurumwa Akiwa na Afisa Dawati la Wanachama THRDC Bi Lisa Kagaruki wametembelea taasisi ya Tanzania Mission to the Poor and Disabled (PADI) iliyopo Manispaa ya Songea. Taasisi ya PADI imeanzishwa mwaka 1999, likiwa linafanya Kazi katika maeneo ya Utoaji wa msaada

    October 20, 2021
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU THRDC KATIKA SHIRIKA LA MACG- NGO

    Mratibu kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC), Bw. Onesmo Olengurumwa Akiwa na Afisa Dawati la Wanachama THRDC Bi Lisa Kagaruki hii leo wametembelea taasisi ya Mchomoro Aids Combat Group (MACG – NGO) iliyopo wilayani Namtumbo, Mkoani Ruvuma. Taasisi ya MACG- NGO imeanzishwa mwaka 2002 na inafanya kazi ya utetezi wa

    October 19, 2021
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU KITAIFA THRDC KATIKA SHIRIKA LA AICIL

    Mratibu kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC), Bw. Onesmo Olengurumwa Akiwa na Afisa Dawati la Wanachama THRDC Bi. Lisa Kagaruki hii Leo wametembelea taasisi ya The African Institute for Comparative and International Law (AICIL). AICIL ni shirika lililoanzishwa mwaka 2007 kama kituo, chenye lengo la kutoa huduma ya msaada wa

    October 19, 2021
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU KITAIFA THRDC KATIKA SHIRIKA LA TUPACE

    Mratibu kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Nchini Tanzania THRDC Onesmo Olengurumwa Akiwa na Afisa Dawati la Wanachama THRDC Bi. Lisa Kagaruki hii Leo wametembelea taasisi ya Tunduru Paralegal Center (TUPACE). TUPACE ni kituo cha msaada wa kisheria wilayani Tunduru kinachojihusisha na utoaji wa msaada wa kisheria katika maeneo mbali mbali ikiwemo

    October 19, 2021
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU KITAIFA WA THRDC KWA SHIRIKA LA PWY

    Mratibu Kitaifa wa Mtanda wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC), Bw. Onesmo Olengurumwa, akiambatana na mratibu kanda ya pwani ya kusini, Bw. Clemence Mwombeki pamoja na afisa dawati la wanachama, Bi. Lisa Kagaruki hii leo wametembelea shirika la The Path to Comfort for Women and Youth Tanzania (PWY) lililopo mkoani Mtwara. Shirika hili

    October 18, 2021
  • THRDC YAKUTANA NA MKUU WA WILAYA YA MTWARA KWA MAZUNGUMZO

    Mratibu kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC), Bw. Onesmo Olengurumwa akiwa na Mratibu wa kanda ya Pwani ya Kusini, Bw. Clemence Mwombeki, Mwakilishi kutoka Mtandao wa mashirika yasiyo ya kiserikali mkoani Mtwara (MTWANGONET), Bw. Deo Makoti, Pamoja na Afisa dawati la Wanachama THRDC, Bi. Lisa Kagaruki hii leo wametembelea ofisi

    October 18, 2021
  • THRDC YAMTEMBELEA KATIBU TAWALA WA MKOA WA MTWARA KWA MAZUNGUMZO

    Mratibu kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC), Bw. Onesmo Olengurumwa akiwa na Mratibu wa kanda ya Pwani ya Kusini Bw. Clemence Mwombeki, Pamoja na Afisa dawati la Wanachama THRDC Bi. Lisa Kagaruki hii Leo wametembelea Ofisi za Katibu Tawala Mkoa wa Mtwara Bw. Abdallah Mohamed Malela. Mkutano huu wa THRDC

    October 18, 2021
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU KITAIFA WA THRDC KWA MTANDAO WA MASHIRIKA YASIYO YA KISERIKALI MTWARA (MTWANGONET)

    Mratibu kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania THRDC, Bw. Onesmo Olengurumwa, akiambatana na Mratibu wa Kanda ya Pwani ya Kusini Bw. Clemence Mwombeki, pamoja na Afisa Dawati la Wanachama, Bi. Lisa Kagaruki hii leo wametembelea Mtandao wa mashirika yasiyo ya Kiserikali Mtwara (MTWANGONET) lililopo katika manispaa ya Mtwara. MTWANGONET ni mtandao

    October 17, 2021
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU KITAIFA WA THRDC KWA SHIRIKA LA FCI TANZANIA

    Mratibu kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania THRDC, Bw. Onesmo Olengurumwa, akiambatana na Mratibu wa Kanda ya Pwani ya Kusini Bw. Clemence Mwombeki, pamoja na Afisa Dawati la Wanachama, Bi. Lisa Kagaruki hii leo wametembelea shirika la Foundation for Community Involvement (FCI TANZANIA) lililopo mkoani Mtwara. FCI TANZANIA ni shirika lililosajiliwa

    October 17, 2021
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU KITAIFA THRDC KWA SHIRIKA LA DOOR OF HOPE

    Mratibu Kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za binadamu Tanzania (THRDC), Bw. Onesmo Olengurumwa akiongozana na Afisa Dawati la Wanachama, Bi. Lisa Kagaruki wametembelea shirika la Door of Hope to Women and Youth Tanzania (DHWYT) lililopo mkoani Mtwara DHWYT ni shirika mwanachama ambae pia ni ofisi ya Mratibu wa Kanda ya Pwani ya Kusini.

    October 17, 2021
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU KITAIFA WA THRDC KATIKA SHIRIKA LA FAIDIKA WOTE PAMOJA (FAWOPA)

    Mratibu kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC), Bw. Onesmo Olengurumwa, akiambatana na Mratibu wa Kanda ya Pwani ya Kusini Bw. Clemence Mwombeki pamoja na Afisa Dawati la Wanachama Bi. Lisa Kagaruki hii leo wametembelea shirika la Faidika Wote Pamoja (FAWOPA) lililopo katika manispaa ya Mtwara. FAWOPA ni shirika mwanachama wa

    October 17, 2021
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU THRDC KWA SHIRIKA LA VOYOHEDE

    Mratibu kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania THRDC, Onesmo Olengurumwa, akiambatana na Mratibu wa Kanda ya Pwani ya Kusini Bw. Clemence Mowmbeki pamoja na Afisa Dawati la Wanachama Bi. Lisa Kagaruki hii leo wametembelea shirika la Volunteer For Youth in Health and Development (VOYOHEDE) lililopo katika manispaa ya Mtwara. VOYOHEDE ni

    October 17, 2021
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU KITAIFA THRDC KATIKA SHIRIKA LA SPORTS DEVELOPMENT AID

    Mratibu kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Nchini Tanzania THRDC Onesmo Olengurumwa akiambatana na Mratibu wa kanda ya Pwani ya Kusini Bw. Clemence Mwombeki, Pamoja na Afisa dawati la Wanachama Bi. Lisa Kagaruki wametembelea Shirika la Sports Development Aid Lililopo mkoani Lindi. Shirika la Sports Development Aid ambalo lipo katika mikoa mitatu

    October 16, 2021
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU KITAIFA WA THRDC KATIKA SHIRIKA LA SHIHABINA

    Mratibu Kitaifa wa THRDC, Bw. Onesmo Olengurumwa akiwa pamoja na Afisa Mkuu wa Dawati la wanachama hii leo wametembelea Shirika la Haki za Binadamu Nandangala (SHIHABINA). SHIHABINA ni shirika linalojihusisha na masuala ya uelimishaji wananchi juu ya haki na sheria mbalimbali. Dhumuni lao kuu ni kuongeza uelewa wa wananchi katika eneo zima la haki na

    October 16, 2021
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU KITAIFA THRDC KATIKA SHIRIKA LA LIWOPAC

    Mratibu kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC), Onesmo Olengurumwa hii leo ametembelea shirika la Lindi Women Paralegal Aid Centre (LIWOPAC) LIWOPAC ni Shirika linalojihusisha na utoaji wa msaada wa kisheria kwa wanawake na watoto, kuwasaidia kujua Haki zao na kuzisimamia. LIWOPAC imeanzishwa mwaka 2001 na imekuwa likishirikiana na jamii Ili

    October 16, 2021
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU THRDC KATIKA SHIRIKA LA ROWODO MKOANI LINDI

    Mratibu kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC), Bw. Onesmo Olengurumwa ameanza rasmi ziara yake ya kutembelea wanachama wa kanda ya pwani ya kusini. Ziara hiyo imeanza na mkoa wa Lindi kwa mashirika wanachama mkoani humo. Akiongozana na Mratibu wa kanda hiyo, Bw. Clemence Mwombeki, Mratibu Kitaifa pamoja na Afisa mkuu

    October 16, 2021
  • MEETING BETWEEN THRDC, PAN AFRICAN NETWORK OF HRDs AND DEFENDEDEFENDERS (EAST AND HORN OF AFRICA HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS PROJECT)

    Today, October 14, 2021 the Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) is delighted to receive a visit from Pan African Network of HRDs and DefendDefenders (East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project). From left is Mr. Joseph Bikanda-Coordinator, PanAfrican Network of HRDs, Ester Kessy-THRDC’s Finance and Administration Officer, Estella Kabachwezi -Advocacy Officer DefendDefenders,

    October 14, 2021
  • WEEKLY BULLETIN FROM 2nd to 8th October 2021

    This document is issued as part of Watetezi TV weekly bullet into inform you on how Civil Societies Organization (CSOs) and human rights issue are covered in the media outlets. This week’s bullet covers all media a coverage. According to our media monitoring desk, the major CSOs issue featured in this week new headlines is

    October 8, 2021
  • THRDC YASAINI MKATABA NA FRONTLINE DEFENDERS KUWEZESHA KAZI YA UTETEZI WA HAKI ZA BINADAMU TANZANIA

    Mtandao wa Watetezi wa haki za binadamu Tanzania ( THRDC) umesaini mkataba wa mwaka mmoja wenye thamani Euro 180,000 sawa na Shilingi za Kitanzania Milioni 470 na Shirika la Frontline Defenders lililopo nchini Ireland ili kuimarisha utekelezaji wa Mpango mkakati wa taasisi unaolenga kulinda na kuwaongezea uwezo Watetezi wa Haki za binadamu Tanzania. Makubaliano hayo

    October 7, 2021
  • THRDC HAS SIGNED FINANCIAL AGREEMENT WITH FRONTLINE DEFENDERS TO FACILITATE HUMAN RIGHTS WORKS IN TANZANIA

    The Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) has signed a one-year agreement worth 180,000 Euros (470 Million Tanzanian Shillings) with Frontline Defenders based in Ireland to support the Coalition’s Strategic Plan to safeguard and defend Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) in Tanzania. The agreement was officially signed on 05/10/2021, and its implementation will commence earlier this

    October 7, 2021
  • 3rd CYCLE OF THE UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW (UPR) – TANZANIA IN-COUNTRY PRE-SESSION

    Tanzania Human Right Defenders Coalition (THRDC) in collaboration with Legal Human Right Center (LHRC) and Save the Children are cordinating a UPR in-Country Pre-session meeting in Tanzania. The Pre-session is held in Dar es Salaam, at Hyatt Regency Hotel today, October 5th, 2021. The pre-ssesion has brought together approximately 45 participant from Civil Society Organizations,

    October 5, 2021
  • THRDC NA TUME KUBORESHA MAHUSIANO KATIKA SEKTA YA HAKI ZA BINADAMU

    Mratibu kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Nchini Tanzania (THRDC) Onesmo Olengurumwa hii leo ametembelea Tume ya Haki za Binadamu na Utawala Bora (THBUB) iliyopo Jijini Dodoma. Mazungumzo baina ya Mratibu THRDC na Mwenyekiti wa Tume ambaye pia ni Jaji mstaafu, Mathew P. M. Mwaimu, Mratibu THRDC yamelenga zaidi kuangalia maeneo ya

    September 28, 2021
  • UZINDUZI WA MWONGOZO WA KODI KWA ASASI ZA KIRAIA

    Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC), Taasisi ya Wajibu Institute, KPMG kwa kushirikiana na Mamlaka ya Mapato Tanzania (TRA) hii leo wamezindua mwongozo waw Kodi kwa Asasi za Kiraia (CSO Tax Tool-Kit). Akizungumza katika uzinduzi huo uliohudhuriwa na viongozi kutoka TRA Pamoja na watetezi wa Haki za binadamu kutoka taasisi ya Wajibu

    September 24, 2021
  • MEETING BETWEEN THRDC AND NaCONGO

    Today 21st September 2021, The Chairperson of The National Council of Non-Governmental Organizations (NaCONGO) Ms. Lilian Badi paid a courtesy visit at the Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) Offices and held a discussion on how to improve cooperation between THRDC and NaCONGO. Also, on how THRDC members will participate in the Annual Non-Governmental Organizations

    September 21, 2021
  • INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

    In commemoration of International Day of Peace, THRDC reminds all people that; “A sustainable and peaceful world is built in ideal recognition and effective realization of Human Rights corresponding to a fundamental duty which is “peace” Happy International Day of Peace 2021 “Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World” Issued by Tanzania Human Right

    September 21, 2021
  • THRDC YAWAONGEZEA UWEZO MAWAKILI WA TLS KANDA YA UBUNGO NAMNA YA KUENDESHA MASHAURI YENYE MASLAHI KWA UMMA

    Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC) kwa kushirikiana na Chama cha Mawakili Tanganyika (TLS) wameendesha mafunzo ya siku moja kwa mawakili wa TLS Kanda ya Ubungo kuhusu namna ya kuendesha mashauri yenye maslahi ya umma (Public Interest Litigation). Mafunzo hayo yalifanyika katika Jengo la Wakili House jijini Dar es salaam na yanalenga

    September 18, 2021
  • THRDC MEMBERS HANDOVER 100 MATTRESSES TO ZANZIBAR PRISONS

    Early on September 17, 2021, Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) in collaboration with members of the Coalition in Zanzibar zone handed over donation of 100 mattresses to prisoners who are serving their sentences in Zanzibar prisons. The donation is part of contribution of THRDC members who are scattered across Tanzania mainland and in the

    September 17, 2021
  • MRATIBU THRDC ATEMBELEA SHULE YA SEKONDARI YA DAKAWA

    Mratibu Kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu nchini Tanzania Onesmo Olengurumwa Akiwa njiani kuelekea Dar es Salaam Baada ya kumaliza ziara ya kikazi katika Wizara mbali mbali Jijini Dodoma, Olengurumwa amepata wasaha wa kutembelea Shule ya sekondari Dakawa Secondary School iliyopo eneo la Dakawa/Dumila Mkoani Morogoro, Mratibu ni mmoja wa Wanafunzi waliowahi

    September 3, 2021
  • THRDC KUWAJENGEA UWEZO MAWAKILI WANAWAKE JUU YA NAMNA YA KUENDESHA MASHAURI YENYE MASLAHI KWA UMMA

    Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC) hii leo unaendesha mafunzo ya siku mbili kwa wanawake mawakili wa haki za binadamu takribani 40 kuhusu namna ya kuendesha mashauri yenye maslahi ya umma (Public Interest Litigation).Mafunzo ambayo yanayofanyika jijini Dar es salaam. Mafunzo hayo ambayo yanaanza hii leo Septemba 3,2021 yatahitimishwa rasmi hapo kesho

    September 3, 2021
  • THRDC YAPATA UGENI KUTOKA SHIRIKA LA TAYOBECO

    Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC),leo Agosti 31,2021, umetembelewa na Mkurugenzi wa shirika la Tanzania Youth Behavioural Change Organization ( TAYOBECO),Bi.Shida Kabulunge. Katika Ugeni huo Bi.Shida Kabulunge ameambatana na Afisa Tathimini na Ufuatiliaji( M& E) Ndugu Adinani Mussa pamoja na Mshauri Mwelekezi( consultance),Ndugu Rodgers Fungo ili kujionea na kujifunza kazi mbali mbali

    August 31, 2021
  • MEETING BETWEEN THRDC AND THE SWEDISH EMBASSY

    Today, the Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition(THRDC) is delighted to receive a visit from the representative of the Swedish Embassy, ​​Ms. Nivin Yosef-Andersson. The visit was aimed at discussing on how to improve and strengthen cooperation between the two sides, and on the protection and promotion of human rights in Tanzania. Issued by: Tanzania Human

    August 30, 2021
  • KIKAKO CHA MASHIRIKIANO KATI YA THRDC NA THBUB

    Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania (THRDC) umefurahi kupokea ugeni mzito kutoka Tume ya Haki za Binadamu na Utawala Bora (CHRAGG) leo hii, Alhamisi 26th August 2021. Ugeni huu ni sehemu ya ziara ya Tume ya kutembelea AZAKI zenye makubaliano ya kufanya kazi pamoja zilizo katika mkoa wa Dar Es Salaam. Ambapo wageni

    August 26, 2021
  • WARSHA YA MAWAKILI NA WANASHERIA ZANZIBAR

    JAJI Mkuu wa Zanzibar Omar Othman Makungu amesema masuala ya haki za Binaadamu ni kati ya vitu vya msingi sana kwa vile yanagusia stahiki ambazo zinampaswa kila binaadamu kuzifaidi. Ameyasema hayo leo tarehe 19 Agosti 2021 wakati akifungua warsha ya siku mbili ya mawakili na wanasheria Zanzibar ambayo imeandaliwa na mtandao wa watetezi wa haki

    August 19, 2021
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU THRDC KATIKA SHIRIKA LA RAFIKI SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (RAFIKI SDO)

    Mratibu kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Nchini Tanzania THRDC Onesmo Olengurumwa hii leo anetembelea Shirika la Rafiki SDO, ambalo linafanya Kazi katika wilaya Tano za mikoa miwili ya Shinyanga na Mara. Katika maadhimisho ya 7 ya Siku ya Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Nchini Tanzania Shirika la Rafiki SDO lilifanikiwa kutwaa

    August 12, 2021
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU KITAIFA KWA SHIRIKA CENTRE FOR WIDOWS AND CHILDREN ASSISTANCE (CWCA)

    Mratibu Kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Tanzania, Onesmo Olengurumwa akiongozana na Afisa dawati la wanachama, Bi Lisa Kagaruki, watembelea shirika la Centre for Widows and Children Assistance (CWCA) tawi la Musoma. CWCA linahuhusisha na kutoa msaada wa kisheria kwa wanawake wajane Tanzania pamoja na watoto walio kwenye mazingira magumu, pamoja na

    August 12, 2021
  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU THRDC KATIKA TAASISI YA VIFAFIO

    Mratibu kitaifa wa Mtandao wa Watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu Nchini Tanzania THRDC Onesmo Olengurumwa hii leo anetembelea Victoria Farming and Fishing Organization (VIFAFIO) linalojishughulisha na masuala ya Uvuvi, ufugaji na Kilimo. Taasisi ya VIFAFIO inafanya Kazi ya kutetea Haki za wavuvi, wakulima, inahamasisha utunzaji wa Mazingira kwa kupanda Miti huku ikifikia wilaya 5 za

    August 12, 2021
  • MRATIBU THRDC, ATEMBELEA SHIRIKA LA JUKWAA LA UTU WA MTOTO (Children Dignity Forum- CDF) TAWI LA TARIME

    Mratibu Kitaifa THRDC, Onesmo Olengurumwa akiongozana na Afisa dawati la wanachama, Bi Lisa Kagaruki, wametembelea taasisi ya Jukwaa la Utu wa Mtoto (CDF) kwa upande wa Tarime mkoa wa Mara. CDF inayojihusisha na maswala ya kupinga ukatili dhidi ya wanawake na watoto, ambapo ofisi kuu ipo Daresalaam kanda ya Pwani, na moja matawi yake ipo

    August 12, 2021
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  • ZIARA YA MRATIBU THRDC KATIKA SHIRIKA LA WADADA SOLUTION

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    July 2, 2021
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    June 28, 2021
  • MATOKEO YA UCHAGUZI WA NaCoNGO

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    June 27, 2021
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    June 22, 2021
  • MKUTANO WA MASHIRIKIANO KATI YA THRDC NA WIZARA YA KATIBA NA SHERIA

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  • CONGRATULATORY STATEMENT TO HON. LADY JUSTICE IMANI DAUD ABOUD.

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    June 1, 2021
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  • THE IMPACT OF THE SPREAD OF THE NOVEL CORONA-VIRUS (COVID-19) TO CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN TANZANIA

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  • THE ATTORNEY GENERAL HAS RAISED 5 PRELIMINARY OBJECTIONS AGAINST 2 CASES FILED BY HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN TANZANIA

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  • SIKU YA KIMATAIFA YA HAKI ZA KIJAMII (WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE)

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  • PREGNANT SCHOOL GIRLS DESERVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

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  • “UVUMILIVU, UMOJA NA KUBAKI KWENYE AJENDA YA SHIRIKA NI NGUZO YA MAFANIKIO YA SHIRIKA”

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  • JOINT STATEMENT BY THE US EMBASSY AND BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION IN TANZANIA ON THE DETERIORATION OF LEGAL CIVIL RIGHTS IN TANZANIA

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    August 9, 2019
  • NEWS UPDATES FROM THE COURT CONCERNING ERICK KABENDERA’S CASE

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    August 5, 2019
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  • TAMKO KUHUSU KUKAMATWA NA KUSHIKILIWA KWA MWANDISHI ERICK KABENDERA

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    July 31, 2019
  • BREAKING NEWS: ERICK KABENDERA’S WIFE AND RELATIVES HAVE BEEN ALLOWED TO VISIT HIM AT KILWA ROAD POLICE STATION

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    July 28, 2019
  • CONDOLENCES TO AZAM MEDIA LIMITED

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  • THE 6TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE TANZANIA HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS – 28th APRIL 2019

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  • VALIDATION OF CIVIC SPACE ADVOCACY STRATEGY

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    April 10, 2019
  • Launching of The Compendium of Laws and Policies Affecting Civil Society Space in Tanzania and The Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders of 2018

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    April 3, 2019
  • INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’s DAY: THEME: “RECOGNIZING AND AMPLIFYING THE VOICES OF RURAL WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS”

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  • Digital security management training to 30 HRDs

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  • European Union Guidelines on Human Rights Defenders

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    September 17, 2018
  • Mr Onesmo Olengurumwa, THRDC National Coordinator received an award for the “East Africa Defender of the year”

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