Legal And Human Rights Centre Launches A Human Rights Report,2011



On the left is Mrs. Kijo Bisimba from LHRC, Proffessor Ibrahim Lipumba from CUF and a Swedish Ambassador making a speech at the event.

Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC), a member of Policy Forum launched their tenth Human Rights Report on 28th May 2012 at the LHRC grounds.

The report shows that, a lot of human rights violations and abuses in the area of right to development, right to life and people’s participation in governance and provision of social services.
The right to life in Tanzania continues to be violated by the state, its agencies and. Individuals. For instance, LHRC surveys indicate that the right to life in Tanzania is also violated in the following manner: the presence of the death penalty, extra-judicial killings, and killings related to witchcraft beliefs, mob violence, suicide, domestic violence and road accidents.
The democratic processes are still marred by legal and practical problems including the denial of the right to freely assemble and form peaceful demonstrations. For instance, 39.9% of the respondents suggested that the right to enjoy freedom of assembly in the country is very poor compared to 5.9% who responded positively. Please see the attached document for more information.

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