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(39th Session)

ADF International is a faith-based legal advocacy organization that protects fundamental freedoms and promotes the inherent dignity of all people. We act before national and international institutions and have ECOSOC consultative status with the United Nations (registered name “Alliance Defending Freedom”), accreditation with the Organization of American States, and are registered with the EU Transparency Register. ADF International is also a participant in the FRA Fundamental Rights Platform.

This report focuses on Tanzania’s persisting challenges relating to the protection and promotion of freedom of religion or belief in the mainland as well as in Zanzibar where Christians continue to experience discrimination and violence. It also highlights Tanzania’s failure to guarantee freedom of expression and how it can improve its severely poor maternal mortality rate.