Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has hurled insults at bishops, the pope–and even God. But only a handful of activists are brave enough to speak out.
Alleppey’s canals are a dumping ground for waste, with no easy way for locals to deal with garbage and sewage. A pilot project has shown how not only to rejuvenate the canals, but the community, too.
Sayed Alam left his home on an island, a vacation destination in Bangladesh, for a refugee camp on the mainland.
India destroys thousands of acres of forest each year, loss supposedly offset by a compensatory afforestation scheme. But the scheme, now a new law, is undermining the rights of indigenous communities.
India's Ministry of Happiness promised to improve the lives of its citizens. But did it work, or was it merely a marketing campaign gone awry?
A visit to India's holy city of Varanasi, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is renovating Hindu holy sites.
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal but popular war on drugs has forced the Catholic Church to ask itself a defining question: What is its responsibility under an immoral regime?
In the Indian town of Alleppey, miles of canals run littered with trash. A project to rejuvenate not only these urban rivers but the spaces around it is making a difference.
The Communist Party’s use of violence to end those peaceful demonstrations left hundreds dead and remains one of the ugliest events in the history of the People’s Republic.
This Pulitzer Center-supported documentary examines attacks on Muslim dairy farmers in India by Hindu vigilantes who accuse them of smuggling cows for slaughter.
Rohingya refugee Soyedul Amin says his mandolin was “the only friend I brought from Myanmar.”
In a new book from FotoEvidence, Pulitzer Center grantee Patrick Brown's photography gives horrific depth to the Rohingya genocide.
Can we create a nutritious and affordable food system in a way that’s green and fair? PBS NewsHour Weekend’s "Future of Food" international series reports on work by people who think they have solutions.
Alleppey, India, a tropical, tourist town connected by streams and canals, is facing the challenge of cleaning its water while dealing with the effects of climate change.
Returning home after buying two milch cows, dairy farmer Rakbar Khan was lynched by a mob of “cow vigilantes”. His wife seeks meaning in mourning his death, while his perpetrators deny it.
Monika Bulaj is producing a visual atlas of threatened minorities and shared holy places.
Since Sri Lanka's brutal civil war ended, writers are exploring reconciliation through narrative.
In the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sweeping reelection last May, journalist Maddy Crowell looks at the wide-ranging voices of dissent in India – the people and places that are working to defend the image of a pluralistic and tolerant India against the swelling tide of Hindu nationalism.
Dairy farms—Wisconsin's economic engines—have been decimated in recent years due to decreased demand, lack of workers, and slumping milk prices.
As the U.S. tries to rein the prescription opioid bonanza that launched its epidemic, Big Pharma is expanding around the globe. Their trail includes a bribery scheme, addiction, and an unprepared world.
India is addressing deforestation by creating thousands of 'compensatory afforestation' projects. But is this big-ticket scheme a greenwash and a land grab?
What do Afghan and Pakistani women see as the roots of violent extremism, and how are some of them working together to build peace? Who are the women who are fighting to be more than mere victims?
How can environmental law govern China's overseas mining investments? A comparative investigation of two mines backed with Chinese capital in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
Reports of congenital disabilities are significantly higher in the northern part of Bhopal, where the 1984 Union Carbide accident occurred, than in the rest of India.
Photojournalist Xyza Cruz Bacani discusses climate refugees in Indonesia who become vulnerable to exploitation by human traffickers.
Meet Adam Willis and Eloisa Lopez, reporting on the Catholic church in the Philippines and Duterte's war on drugs.
Emiko Jozuka investigates the social, economic, and political consequences of Japan's rapidly-shrinking population.
What happens when ISIS captures your city.
Multimedia journalist Larry C. Price traveled around the world to report on air pollution: specifically, PM2.5. What is it, and how does it manifest across the globe?
Learn about family planning in India with reporter Hannah Harris Green.
Journalist Shaina Shealy traveled to Myanmar last spring to report on how women and girls are using Facebook.
Grantee Rachel Oswald investigates the possibility that South Korean conservatives will push for the development of nuclear weapons.
Raghu Karnad reported on the vast scale of residential schooling for tribal children in India—and the cost it exacts on fragile tribal cultures and heritage.
Photographer Newsha Tavakolian and writer Thomas Erdbrink follow members of one of the last nomadic communities in the world living on the Iranian plateau.
Aarti Singh and Jake Naughton discuss their work exploring the strange limbo of India's LGBTQ community.
Meet Jaime Joyce, who traveled to Bangladesh to visit children in the Rohingya refugee camps.
The Pulitzer Center's newsletter for the week of June 25, 2019.
Panelists discuss how religion can reinforce divisions between social groups in Israel, Northern Ireland, and Indian-Americans in the United States.
Award-winning grantee considers ethical issues of photographing human trauma and telling the stories of those lost and those who survived state-sponsored violence against the Rohingya in Myanmar.
A short, immersive video of the "Both Sides of the Veil" exhibition, showcasing the work of Jake Naughton and Aarti Singh for "Limbo for India's LGBTQ Community".
Pulitzer Center grantee Stern was nominated in the International category, and student fellows Nabong and Yates were nominated in the Student Journalism category.
Grantees Nariman El-Mofty, Shiho Fukada, and Jeffrey E. Stern received OPC awards for their reporting projects, while Amy Martin, Maggie Michael, Maad al-Zikry, and Nariman El-Mofty received citations.
Patrick Brown wins the 2019 FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo for his photography documenting the Rohingya crisis.
Pulitzer Center grantees Nahal Toosi, Patrick Brown and Ben Taub have been nominated for the 2019 National Magazine Award for Print and Digital Media in Reporting.
Student Fellow Kent Wagner's film is being nominated for the Television Academy Foundation's 39th College Television Award for Non-Fiction/Reality.
Meet the next generation of global changemakers: our contest winners are profiled here, and receive congratulatory videos from journalists reporting on their letters' focal areas.
Shiho Fukada's piece on elderly women in Japanese prisons was featured in Longreads' "Best in Crime Reporting" list.
Holocaust Memorial Museum's outside walls display images of the Rohingya crisis and pair with music by refugees.
This lesson introduces students to some of the ways people around the world are fighting climate change in their own communities, and challenges them to take action themselves.
This lesson plan uses resources about women around the world leading nonviolent movements to fight against violence and injustice.
Students explore reporting on the Yemeni war and consider: What forms can war take, and how does it affect civilians directly and indirectly? How can journalists report on a conflict well?
Students evaluate the status of freedom in Turkey using Freedom House criteria, and consider how freedom may be defined at home and around the world.
Students will evaluate how communities rely on their ecosystems for survival and climate change's impact on their ability to do so by examining the Meitei people's relationship to Loktak Lake.
What should environmental reporting accomplish, and what creative approaches can journalists take to meeting their goal? Students reflect on these questions and plan a reporting project of their own.
In this 30-45 minute lesson, students evaluate how a photojournalist composes portraits of elderly women in Japanese prisons using details from interviews.
Independently and collaboratively, students piece together photo puzzles and investigate the stories behind them, all the while considering: Why is it important to seek out the full story?
Indigenous rights and visual literacy take center stage in these activity ideas and classroom resources, using reporting from six countries by Magnum photographers.
Reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.
In this printable PDF, you will find text summaries, discussion and comprehension questions, and other useful materials for students and teachers navigating "Losing Earth."
Guide your students in creative, expository, and persuasive writing, class debates, and science communications exercises designed for any subject area.