Image by Will Swanson. Kenya, 2015.
December 23, 2015 by Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson

Al Shabab targeted non-Somali Kenyans in the northeast, sending them fleeing to safer parts of Kenya. Now the region must stand on its own.

December 23, 2015 / Christian Science Monitor by Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson

Al Shabab's attacks in northeast Kenya have prompted a mass exodus of teachers. With the government uninterested in stepping in, locals have had to step up like never before.

December 15, 2015 / Global News by Mellissa Fung

Munawar is one of 44 women and 17 children living in a shelter, the first of its kind in a country where women once had no place to go.

December 11, 2015 / The New York Times by Misha Friedman

Earlier this year, Ukraine began the process of reforming one of its most oppressive institutions: its police force.

December 11, 2015 by Marc Herman, Andreea Campeanu

On February 7, 2014, 300 people rushed a fence dividing Morocco from Spain, a rare land border between Europe and Africa. At least 14 died and border police now face charges of murder. Was it?

December 11, 2015 / takepart by Marc Herman, Andreea Campeanu

How 15 men from West Africa were shot at and gassed trying to cross into Europe—and who is responsible.

December 7, 2015 / National Geographic by Paula Bronstein

Photographer Paula Bronstein has spent several years covering Afghanistan. But unlike most photojournalists, her stories didn't come from the conflict's frontlines.

December 3, 2015 / The New York Review of Books by Christopher de Bellaigue

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a skillful political operator who guided his AK Party to victory in the recent elections. But at what cost to his country's fragile social fabric?

December 1, 2015 / Untold Stories by Nora FitzGerald

In the past four years, the Russian government has systematically engaged in a crackdown on the LGBT community and NGOs, silencing AIDS awareness.

November 24, 2015 / The New York Times by Wes Enzinna

At a college in Kurdish Syria, Rojava tries to train its future leaders.

November 24, 2015 / The Intercept by Jeanne Carstensen

Syrian refugees on Lesbos head to Europe in search of "peace and security."

November 21, 2015 / The New Yorker by Elisabeth Zerofsky

Invisible lines of partition remain in Bosnia twenty years after the signing of the Dayton Peace Agreement.