immigrants sleeping on tracks
July 26, 2016 / Herald (Pakistan) by Jodi Hilton

Beginning in April this year, Greece began deporting asylum seekers. Many of the deportees are Pakistani, in contradiction to the 1951 Refugee Convention.

July 25, 2016 / Radio Free Europe by Misha Friedman

HIV/AIDS compounds the difficulties faced by Ukraine's internally displaced.

July 22, 2016 / Untold Stories by Amanda Ulrich

Rome is a city deeply attached to its long-held traditions and uniquely Italian way of life. What happens when new people, languages and religions make Italy’s capital their own?

The Joel Nafuma Refugee Center in Rome
July 21, 2016 / Untold Stories by Amanda Ulrich

Headlines about the European refugee crisis have become so commonplace that the issue has almost lost its shock value. Understanding one person’s story suddenly brings the crisis very close to home.

Darién Gap
July 19, 2016 by Jason Motlagh

In their bid to reach the United States, a growing number of migrants fleeing poverty and conflicts at home are braving the treacherous Darién Gap. Many never emerge.

A human skull serves as a warning to travelers in the Gap. Image courtesy of Carlos Villalon. Panama, 2016.
July 19, 2016 / Outside by Jason Motlagh

Desperation sends a flow of migrants from Cuba, Africa, and Asia on perilous journeys through the Darién Gap.

Armed guards stand watch outside of the Basilica of Santa Maria, one of the oldest churches in Rome. After the terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels, soldiers have been stationed all over the city in tourist-centric areas: in front of government buildings, piazzas and even university campuses. Image by Amanda Ulrich. Italy, 2016.
July 17, 2016 / Untold Stories by Amanda Ulrich

Refugees who make it to Rome are entering an environment they weren’t necessarily expecting: one that’s heavily polarized politically and full of distrust.

Anti-immigration graffiti in Rome, Italy
July 15, 2016 / Untold Stories by Amanda Ulrich

After traumatic journeys to Europe, refugees find that Italy can’t provide the kind of safe haven they hoped it would.

Basilica of Santa Maria
July 15, 2016 by Amanda Ulrich

After the European Union’s plan to send new refugees from Greece back to Turkey, Italy is more inundated with refugees than ever. And Rome is at the center of it all.

July 15, 2016 by Maddy Crowell, Sara Hylton

India is building the first-ever railway to its "lost valley." What will it mean for Kashmir?

Dal Lake
July 14, 2016 / Christian Science Monitor by Maddy Crowell, Sara Hylton

Dal Lake is a lifeline for people who make their living as fishermen and guides for tourists—and a microcosm of the struggles of the India-controlled region.

Kazansky Station
July 11, 2016 / The Guardian by Joseph Schottenfeld, George Butler

Each week, thousands of men take a four-day rail journey from Tajikistan to Moscow in search of employment.