September 22, 2014 / Untold Stories
Selin Thomas
A privately run school for Syrian children, psychologically traumatized or developmentally delayed, will close next month due to lack of funding.
September 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
James Harkin
The Islamic State (ISIS) is recruiting increasing numbers of displaced Syrian youth. In many ways, it operates as a darkly militant variant of youth culture rebellion.
September 12, 2014 / Untold Stories
Paul Short
Recent legislation in Turkey allows for new methods of urban transformation—and government intervention—in Istanbul's housing development.
May 19, 2014
Tom Hundley
Last week Turkey began burying the dead from the country’s worst-ever coal mining disaster. The toll is expected to exceed 300.
May 15, 2014 / The New Yorker
Jenna Krajeski
Coal is Turkey’s most exploited indigenous source of energy. And it is at the center of political power.
March 29, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jenna Krajeski
Turkey's hard-headed prime minister bans YouTube, as a divided country votes on his increasingly autocratic rule.
March 28, 2014 / Al Jazeera
Jenna Krajeski
The blue-collar neighborhood of Kasimpasa in Istanbul has defined the prime minister's no-nonsense character.
March 28, 2014 / Roads & Kingdoms
Jenna Krajeski
After Turkey's massive Gezi protests, LGBT activists take the fight to the political arena.
March 21, 2014 / The New Yorker
Jenna Krajeski
A ban on the social-media platform demonstrates how tone-deaf the country’s leadership has become in its zeal for control.
March 18, 2014 / The New Yorker
Jenna Krajeski
Two deaths in Turkey reveal a deeply divided country.
March 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
Alia Malek
An artist asks, "Why were we Armenian, but living in the U.S? Why was our family in Syria? What were these family stories of exile and slaughter? Why weren’t they in the history books of my youth?"
March 7, 2014 / The Nation
Jenna Krajeski
The past nine months have brought massive anti-government protests and corruption investigations, but will it be enough to unseat Turkey's government?
February 19, 2014
Ben Depp, Nadja Drost, Mellissa Fung, Dimiter Kenarov, Jacob Kushner, Narayan Mahon, Larry C. Price, Jane Regan, Steve Sapienza, Nadia Shira Cohen, Damon Tabor
Cross continents with eleven of our grantee journalists as they take you into the mines to show you where we get our gold––exposing the hidden social and environmental costs of this business.

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