Population & Migration

Pulitzer Center grantee Malia Politzer.
October 11, 2017

Pulitzer Center-supported journalist presents her award-winning reporting on the "21st century gold rush," which shows how the biggest refugee crisis has been profitable for criminals. 

Migrants whose boat was intercepted by the Libyan navy wait to be given shoes before they can be moved to a detention center in Tripoli. Image by Peter Tinti. Libya, 2017.
October 11, 2017

Latest Foreign Policy Pulitzer Center-supported reporting part of author's New York City book event. 

Abdullah, 12, lives in a crowded converted gym outside Berlin that houses refugees. Image by Emily Kassie. Germany, 2016.
October 11, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantee speaks with students and faculty about her award-winning reporting and issues of how some small business owners are profiting from the global migrant crisis.

Nine-year-old Karim Sawadogo swings a pick at the bottom of a 40-foot pit at Kouékowéra. Image by Larry C. Price. Burkina Faso, 2013.
October 6, 2017

ACTION DC! hosts a panel on on how human trafficking is portrayed in the media.

Mr. Cheng and Ms. Feng are on the way to the restaurant that offers free-meals to Chinese migrant workers.  Image by Xyza Bacani. Singapore, 2017.
October 6, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantee Xyza Bacani joins a panel with other artists about their work presented in an exhibit on modern slavery at George Washington University.

October 5, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantee and award-winning documentary photographer Daniella Zalcman will speak on her recent reporting covering the assimilation of indigenous youth in Canada and the persecuted LGBT...

Roughly a hundred and fifty people wait to be rescued from an inflatable dinghy in the Mediterranean Sea, twenty miles north of Libya. The boat left with only enough fuel to reach international waters. Image by Ben Taub. Libya, 2016.
October 4, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantees Alice Su, Robin Shulman, and Ben Taub share their reporting on refugees as part of inaugural Campus Consortium visit to Georgetown University. 

Blessing and two other teen-age Nigerian girls watch a rainbow over the short stretch of water separating Sicily from mainland Italy. Eighty percent of young Nigerian women who cross the Mediterranean are trafficked into sexual exploitation. Image by Ben Taub. Italy, 2017.
September 25, 2017

Award-winning journalist focuses on human trafficking from Africa to Europe and war crimes in Syria during Campus Consortium visit. 

Runaway migrant workers practiced a song inside the shelter to stay active despite their painful situations. Image by Xyza Bacani. Singapore, 2016.
September 21, 2017

ACTION DC! is hosting an exhibit called, Bearing Witness, that combines photographs, paintings, sculptures, collages, video, and installations to show the global scale of human trafficking.

Ms. Feng, 41-year-old, works at a noodle factory. Her hand was injured during work. The intermediary company, which introduced her to the job in Singapore, refused to refund her. Before got injured, she only worked in Singapore for 25 days. Image by Xyza Bacani. Singapore, 2017.
September 18, 2017

Bacani's work on Chinese migrant workers in Singapore and Zalcman's work on Native American survivors of the Canadian residential school system featured in exhibit, Here We Are: Visual Resistance...

Micah Fink and Maurice Tomlinson
September 15, 2017

Filmmaker Micah Fink and lawyer Maurice Tomlinson, one of the film's main characters, on hand to discuss documentary and answer audience questions.

The Abominable Crime
September 15, 2017

Homophobia in Jamaica focus of documentary by filmmaker Micah Fink. Fink and human rights lawyer Maurice Tomlinson, one of main characters in the documentary, speak with audience at LGBTI film series...