AND THE POLITICAL FUTURE OF TANZANIA
List of Pictures
A brave police officer apprehending a perplexed Muslim extremist at Mwembechai on 13 February, 1998.
Members of the Field Force Unit beating up Muslims at Manzese area on 13 February, 1998.
Police officers opening fire on unarmed Muslims at Mwembechai on 13 February, 1998.
Young police officers beating up and dragging old Muslim men on 13 February, 1998
Members of the Field Force Unit outside the Mwembechai mosque on 30 March, 1998
The arrest of Muslim women at Mwembechai, February 1998.
Asia (74), one of the women arrested at the Mwembechai mosque on 12 February 1998 and tortured by the police. She is here entering the remand prison.
Muslim school children who were arrested at Mwembechai on 13 February, 1998.
The funeral of Ustadh Saleh Issa who was killed at Mwembechai on 13 February, 1998
Muslims who turned up at the funeral of Ustadh Saleh Issa, Mwananyamala, Dar es Salaam.
Muslims performing the Dhuhr prayer during the funeral of Ustadh Saleh Issa.
With gunshot wounds and denied treatment for several weeks, Chuki Athmani, a 17-year old Muslim student is chained to his bed at Muhimbili hospital. The boy has since paralysed
Chuki Athmani (17) was eventually unchained and began receiving medical attention following the intervention of President Mkapa himself.
The Mwembechai mosque under siege, March 1998.
A unique style of preventing suspects from running away. The police have tied up together the shirts of two highly respected Muslim leaders, Sheikh Ali Ali (71) and Sheikh Omar Mayunga (51) because the police found several copies of the Qur’an in their car on 30 March, 1998.
The Mwembechai mosque under helicopter surveillance
Muslims at the Mtambani mosque Eid Baraza, 19 January 1999. They urged the government to end religious discrimination.
Muslims marking the first anniversary of the Mwembechai killings at Mtambani mosque, Kinondoni, Dar es Salaam. They used the occasion to demand for both corrective and distributive justice in the country.
The para-military police force at Mtambani mosque in January 1999.
Muslims calling for social justice at the Kwamtoro mosque in April 1993
Members of the Field Force Unit outside the Kwamtoro mosque in April 1993.
Thousands of Muslims outside the Kisutu Resident Court in the wake of the pork-shops riots of 1993.
Muslims praying outside the Kisutu Resident Court in the wake of the pork-shops riots of 1993
Policemen at the entrance gate of the Mwinyiheri mosque in Dar es Salaam in April 1993.
Secular politics blended with Christian religious symbolism. Tanzania Mainland’s CCM Vice Chairman, Hon. John Malecela, a Christian, proudly baptises Mr. Issa Juma, a Muslim into the current ruling political party by pouring water over his head at Manzese on 6 May, 1999
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