Photojournalist Ed Kashi documents a deadly epidemic of kidney disease affecting sugarcane workers in Central America.
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Each year some 15 million people around the world spend time locked up in prison cells and detention centers while they await trial.
Every year, millions find themselves behind bars, awaiting trial on criminal charges—victims of what is perhaps the most overlooked human rights crisis of our time: the overuse of pretrial detention.
Journalists and media organizations can find themselves repressed because of inadequate or deliberately repressive policy. Mapping Digital Media examines the situation in 56 countries.