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posted Friday, April 29, 2011 - Volume 39 Issue 17
Tanzania Film Censorship Board Bans Films 'Promoting Homosexuality.'
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Tanzania Film Censorship Board Bans Films 'Promoting Homosexuality.'

The Tanzania Film Censorship Board of the Ministry of Information, Youth, Culture and Sports has barred the public showing of five local films, some being blamed for 'promoting homosexuality, which in a criminal offence in Tanzania.'

The Ministry of Information, Youth, Culture and Sports has barred public show of five local films, because they contravene with Tanzania's cultural norms of human decency.

A statement issued on Thursday by the Ministry said the Tanzania Film Censorship Board inspected 45 films last month and decided to expel public show of five films namely 'Mtoto wa Mama,' 'Inye', 'Inye Plus,' 'Inye Ndembendembe' and 'Inye Gwedegwede,' that are blamed for plunging the country into cultural and moral decay.

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