Criminalization of poverty around the world

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Jimmy Wales

Help WikiTribune look into the criminalization of poverty around the world

Questions to explore

  • Apart from the United States, where in the world is the criminalization of poverty most salient?
  • Why it is a growing trend?
  • Is it only related to pretrial detention?
  • Can it be related to differences in purchasing power regarding legal defense?

Potential interviews

  • Peter Edelman, American lawyer and author of Not a Crime to be Poor
  • Testimonies

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