Tanzania charges 20 Maasai with murder after police officer dies during protests

Tanzania charges 20 Maasai with murder after police officer dies during protests

Lawyers say government is attempting to intimidate pastoralists as thousands flee to Kenya amid escalating row over evictions

Maasai and government troops in Loliondo, where protests over eviction from their land turned violent earlier this month. Photograph: Handout

Maasai and government troops in Loliondo, where protests over eviction from their land turned violent earlier this month. Photograph: Handout

Twenty Maasai pastoralists from northern Tanzania have been charged with the murder of a police officer

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