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Tanzania’s John Magufuli says prisoners are free labour

The president of Tanzania has called for prisoners to be made to work long hours, and to be punished if they are lazy.

  • BBC

John Magufuli was speaking at the inauguration of a new prisons chief.

Magu 1aRights groups have accused him of growing intolerance.

Mr Magufuli has lost his initial huge popularity by clamping down on the media, targeting opposition politicians and calling for pregnant schoolgirls to be banned from…

He said inmates should grow their own food in prison…

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