EACJ to rule on case challenging MSA today

28-Mar-2019

THE East African Court of

Justice (EACJ), is today scheduled

to pronounce its judgment on a

case filed by the Media Council of

Tanzania (MCT), Legal Human Rights

Centre(LHRC) and Human Rights

Defenders Coalition (THRDC).

The three bodies are challenging

some provisions of the Media

Services Act 0f 2016 which they claim

contravene the spirit of the Treaty of

East Africa Cooperation.

The Respondent in the case is the

Attorney General of United Republic

of Tanzania.

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