US visa restrictions on Tanzanian officials for undermining election

The US Department of State has announced that it has imposed visa restrictions on (unnamed) Tanzanian officials determined to be responsible for, or complicit in undermining the general election on 28 October 2020. According to the press release, “electoral observers and civil society noted widespread irregularities as well as human rights abuses before, during, and after the election”, including the …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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