December 23, 2015 /
Evey Wilson
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
December 22, 2015 / Untold Stories
Jonathan Rashad
Peter Schwartzstein, Leyland Cecco, and Jonathan Rashad traveled from Ethiopia's Lake Tana, the White Nile in Sudan, to the Nile Delta in Egypt where the Nile empties into the Mediterranean Sea.
Image by Jonathan Rashad. Ethiopia, 2015.
December 10, 2015 /
Peter Schwartzstein, Jonathan Rashad
Battling human and natural challenges, the Nile river is in increasingly poor health. Can it recover?
Resistance in Syria - Haitham al-Maleh and son Iyas al-Maleh
September 1, 2011 / The Nation
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
More than 2,000 people have been killed in the last several months by Syrian security forces. Human rights lawyer Haitham al-Maleh and his son Iyas are confidant that "the regime is going to hell."
Tahrir Square rally. Image by Reese Erlich. Egypt, 2011.
August 30, 2011 / National Radio Project
Reese Erlich
After the revolution Egyptians looked forward to the development of a democratic state, but many government-run institutions are still experiencing the repressive policies of the former regime.
August 18, 2011 / The Nation
Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Nicole Salazar
Asmaa Mahfouz was facing prosecution for criticizing the military in a Twitter message.
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August 8, 2011 / Democracy Now
Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Nicole Salazar
Despite the ousting of former President Hosni Mubarak, journalists in Egypt still face government oppression.
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August 4, 2011 / Democracy Now
Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Nicole Salazar
Former President Hosni Mubarak and his sons were subjected to provisional detention for 15 days after their trial August 3.
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August 2, 2011 / Untold Stories
Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Nicole Salazar
Egypt's military used force to clear protesters from Tahrir Square August 1, the first day of Ramadan.
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July 15, 2011 / Foreign Policy
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
After five months of waiting for their demands to be met, Egyptians are once again hosting large demonstrations in Tahrir Square.
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July 7, 2011 / Untold Stories
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Egyptian professors are demanding that university administrators appointed by former President Hosni Mubarak be removed from their positions.
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July 6, 2011 / Untold Stories
Nicole Salazar
After the January 25 revolution in Egypt, 1500 families were evicted from their homes in Cairo and have set up makeshift camps. Homeless protesters are now demanding affordable housing.
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July 5, 2011 / Untold Stories
Reese Erlich
The political dynamics of Gaza changed after the Egyptian revolution--the interim military government opened the Rafah border crossing. But only people can cross the border, not commercial goods.

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