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Age: 49

Back­ground: Tundu Lissu is a Tan­za­nian lawyer and politi­cian al­lied to the op­po­si­tion party Chadema. and has been a Mem­ber of Par­lia­ment for Singida East con­stituency since 2010. Mr Lissu is also the Pres­i­dent of Tan­ganyika Law So­ci­ety the bar as­so­ci­a­tion of Tan­za­nia main­land, and chief legal of­fi­cer for Chadema. He is con­sid­ered a major critic of Pres­i­dent John Magu­fuli’s govern­ment. Since Pres­i­dent Magu­fuli came to power in De­cem­ber 2015, Mr Lissu has been ar­rested nine times.

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