The U.S. Department of State has issued a statement condemning the East African country's moves to cut back on human rights and civil liberties.
Homophobia, not homosexuality, is a western import to Africa.
President Magufuli’s government has been criticized by opposition politicians and international rights groups.
Tanzania has been persecuting its gay community even as it receives $125 million a year in aid from Canada. As the anti-gay campaign ramps up, Canadian officials are struggling with how to confront it.
Hundreds of LGBT activists in Tanzania have gone into hiding after a senior official announced a taskforce aiming to identify and punish gay people in Dar es Salaam.
The United States on Friday urged Tanzania to safeguard the rights of journalists and civil society, voicing concern over a growing crackdown on media, activ...
Tanzania has faced criticism over deteriorating human rights with latest being over detention of 2 staff members of an international press watchdog.
Vincent is standing in solidarity with the LGBTQ community in Tanzania and he's not about to debate it.
"I'm supposed to be at home, happy with my family and my dog but I can't go back.
"Most of the time I am filled with so much rage at how hateful this world can be that I don’t even have the words to express it."