Image by Paul Short. Turkey, 2014.
August 27, 2014 /
Paul Short
Few world cities match the speed of Istanbul’s urban transformation. As new mass housing projects, business districts and suspended bridges dot the city’s horizon, the urban poor are being displaced.
August 27, 2014 / Untold Stories
Paul Short
The squatter settlements known as "Gecekondu" are quickly disappearing in Istanbul, a city that is being transformed through government intervention, historic renewal, and mass housing projects.
August 27, 2014 / Prospect
James Harkin
Blood and treasure: Syria's archeological treasures at risk as war goes on.
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.
February 15, 2014 / The New Yorker
Jenna Krajeski
Faced with the threat of mounting Internet censorship, Turkey looks to President Abdullah Gül.
February 13, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jenna Krajeski
A few days after Azeri journalist Mahir Zeynalov is deported by the Turkish government, Today's Zaman tries to tell its story.
February 6, 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
On Feb. 14, the Pulitzer Center releases its newest e-book on the environmental and human prices of gold mining. Whether this resource is produced in a way that is fair to all is very much up to us.
January 19, 2014 / The New Yorker
Jenna Krajeski
While Turkey's government tries to survive a corruption scandal, a tiny fishing village bears the hope and burden of Istanbul's breakneck development.
January 10, 2014 / BÜLENT
Jenna Krajeski
Sulukule, a neighborhood on Istanbul's Golden Horn, is the face of the city's breakneck development and gentrification. Three young rappers hope that by representing it, they can transcend their home...
January 6, 2014 / Tablet
Jenna Krajeski
In the midst of a corruption scandal, Turkey's government blames Israel. Will Erdogan's scapegoating of international actors in times of trouble outlast his legacy?

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