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At his final year at IFASIC – the main Journalism School in the Democratic Republic of Congo – Jean Sotsha, a member of the local JHR student chapter, is making a difference at the national newspaper Le Potentiel.

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A documentary produced with the help of the National Endowment for Democracy inspires one brave woman to stand up for victims of sexual violence.

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JHR targets improved ambulance service in South Sudan.

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News

JHR's Indigenous Reporters Program is creating pathways of opportunity for Indigenous youth from remote reserve training to jobs, while helping Canadian media cover Indigenous issues with greater depth and accuracy.

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In June, JHR visited North Africa with the goal to deliver training on effective and ethical human rights reporting in an environment where what it means to cover human rights issues is often far from clear. This is a brief summary of the tour.

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Note from the ED on transition and JHR's direction in 2015

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Events

“When you give, you are not investing in 50 journalists. You are investing in millions of innocent people in South Sudan,” David de Dau, JHR’s program manager in South Sudan, said to 2015 Night for Rights attendees. Every single effort and decision made in that room, at the centre of a big city in a developed country, would give human rights an opportunity to root and thrive in a society thousands of miles away.

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My name is Hilary Doyle and I am a journalist and writer. In 2006, I travelled to Ghana for a six-month assignment with JHR. The

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Don’t miss out! Save the date for October 1, 2015 for a night of celebrating media development and human rights journalism at the Arcadian Court in Toronto.

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