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Thousands of police officers, required to reside in barracks, endure deplorable living conditions. A lawyer is suing the government on their behalf.
Backers of the opposition's presidential candidate see hope in upstart victories in Malawi and Zambia. But in Zimbabwe, a single party has been in power for more than four decades.
In Zambia, which criminalizes same-sex relationships, men accused of being gay face arbitrary arrests, harassment and extortion.
Track the struggle for fairness and freedom.
Photo by Mayela Sánchez, GPJ Mexico
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