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4 June 1999

Mail & Guardian (Johannesburg) / Africa News Service

JOHANNESBURG — The Tanzanian government is pressing ahead with arms trade liberalisation against a backdrop of outrage and condemnation from civil rights groups including churches. Catholic bishops are the latest team to join the fray with 10 human rights groups publicly condemning the government's decision. Authorities have insisted that the arms trade programme must go on and has bolstered the decision with a firm reassurance that strict measures will be followed... (

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