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Waiting for Justice: Kisangani Workers Go Without Pay, as Labor Suits Languish in Court

Region: Democratic Republic of Congo

Topics: Human RightsLegal Rights

In 2016, Kisangani’s high court was inundated with labor cases. A designated labor court was opened to address the demand, but many employees are still wondering when their cases will be resolved.

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An Australian Is Training Women to Stop Poachers in Zimbabwe. Is He the Right Man for the Job?

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: EnvironmentHuman Rights

Damien Mander, founder of the International Anti-Poaching Foundation, has changed the lives of the women he’s hired to be wildlife rangers in Zimbabwe’s Lower Zambezi Valley. But many people in the conservation world worry that Mander’s approach is neither effective nor safe.

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In Zambia, Unnamed Roads Leave Residents of Unplanned Settlements Vulnerable to Crime

Region: Zambia

Topics: Human RightsInfrastructure

A new initiative in Zambia aims to connect the police with the public by providing direct phone lines to local police stations. But the phone numbers do little good when callers from unplanned settlements report crimes in progress – and police can’t find their homes.

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Buenos Aires Police Using New, Real-Time Crime Maps, but Locals See Crime Worsening

Region: Argentina

Topics: Human Rights

Since last year, the police force in Buenos Aires has been using real-time crime maps to move officers and plan strategy, and the force cites a statistical drop in crime. But some the city’s residents say they see fewer officers – and criminals taking advantage of it.

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Growing Number of Women Disabled Amid Kashmir Violence Receive Little or No Aid Copy

Region: Indian-administered Kashmir

Topics: Human RightsWomen's Rights

Women disabled in conflict-related violence are deemed a burden to their families and don’t have equal access to health care or economic opportunities. The government has mentioned the idea of compensation but hasn't taken any action.

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They Bought Homes in Flood-Prone Area of DRC, but It Was the State That Razed Them

Region: Democratic Republic of Congo

Topics: Human RightsLegal Rights

Hundreds of residents of a municipality near Kisangani built their homes on low-lying land prone to flooding. In April, the local government, citing a previously unknown construction ban, destroyed their homes.

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Political Promises: One Local Lawyer Champions Rights for People with Disabilities in Zimbabwe

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: HealthHuman Rights

Disability rights were a prominent issue during Zimbabwe’s election season. Now, one Zimbabwean lawyer says it’s time for the government to make good on its promises.

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Soaring Rents, High Demand Pushing out Many Buenos Aires Tenants

Region: Argentina

Topics: Human MigrationHuman RightsMoney

Affordable housing is out of reach for many Buenos Aires renters, and experts and tenants’ groups are looking at ways to rectify the situation.

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Accessing Electricity in DRC Is Expensive, but Pirating Power Comes at a Dangerous Cost

Region: Democratic Republic of Congo

Topics: Human RightsLegal Rights

Installing an electric meter in Kisangani often means waiting years and paying a steep fee. So some residents are taking matters into their own hands – and risking their lives in the process.

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Stickers Urge Ugandan Passengers to Call out Reckless Drivers, but Road Perils Remain

Region: Uganda

Topics: Human Rights

As many as 10 people die every day on Uganda’s roads, so a partnership between the Ugandan government and Georgetown University is encouraging passengers to speak up about reckless driving. But passengers say their travels remain frightening.

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