A Yemeni boy was offered a free motorcycle from al-Qaida militants trying to lure recruits. This led to a search by his parents to rescue him in time—while a U.S. drone overhead was on the prowl.
The United States has waged a drone war in Yemen for 16 years, trying to suppress al-Qaida’s branch here. But the campaign has had a hidden cost: civilians cut down by the drones’ missiles.
Sarah Aziza contextualizes journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance with the fate of other critics of the Saudi government.
Amid the new revelations about the shocking death of Jamal Khashoggi, Democracy Now speaks with investigative journalist and Pulitzer Center Grantee Sarah Aziza about Saudi Arabia’s long history of targeting dissidents.
Khashoggi's case sends a chilling message to independent Saudi voices and castigates those who've called MBS a reformer.
Despite promises of reform, Saudi Arabia is escalating its assault on civil society—and, for the first time, women have become its primary targets.
Some officials are acting based on sectarian motives, and not according to the laws of the state.
Student fellow Caron Creigton speaks with Bisrat Geryasus, director of the Eritrean Women’s Center, a grassroots organization in South Tel Aviv.
Yemen's ongoing civil war has left 400,000 children fighting for their lives from malnutrition, and aid agencies are struggling to help.
Turkish intelligence agents repatriated five Turkish nationals in Kosovo, sparking debate on President Erdogan's crackdown on the Gulenist movement and Turkey's complicated relationship with Kosovo.
This field note tells the story of a single mother from Eritrea, seeking asylum in Israel, and some of the struggles she has faced after she injured her hand and became unable to work.
Conflict and a devastated economy have upended the country’s typical journey to manhood.
For simply practicing their faith, Ahmadi Muslims are persecuted in Pakistan, but they find strength in numbers in Rabwah, a remote Ahmadi-majority village where victims often relocate.
Asylum seekers to Israel are faced with a number of struggles. For example, there are many anti-immigrant polices that force them into undesirable situations in order to remain in the country.
Thirty years ago, we could have saved the planet. The world was ready to act. But we failed to do what was necessary to avoid a catastrophe.
As Iraq's religious and ethnic minority groups return to Mosul and the Nineveh plains, how are they supposed to rebuild not only their homes, but also their relations with one another?
The war against ISIS in Iraq is officially over. Now the government faces another momentous task: It must bring those responsible to account.
Recently, Saudi Arabia has marketed a new image as a more liberal, modernizing nation. Yet at home, the government is cracking down on political expression of all kinds with unprecedented aggression.
As the conflict in Yemen enters its fourth year, PBS NewsHour 's Marcia Biggs travels to the Middle East's poorest nation to report on what the U.N. is calling the "world's worst humanitarian crisis."
After losing his mother and four siblings in a bombing that left him injured, Syrian teenager Ibraheem Sarhan and his father make a new life for themselves in Winnipeg, Canada.
A war fought in the name of the Yemeni people has exposed dirty deals by all parties to the conflict, including U.S. allies, and pushed the nation to the brink of famine.
Having survived political oppression and massacres, they came to Israel seeking asylum. But now they’ve been ordered to leave and their future is in limbo.
Three years into the civil and international war, Yemen's health systems are failing. This project will show the variety of health challenges facing Yemenis: trauma, cholera, chronic, and shortage.
The Shia clerics of the Marjai’yah wield growing power and influence in Iraq. What will they do with it?
Sarah Aziza discusses her investigation of the darker realities of life inside Saudi Arabia under the would-be Saudi reformer, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Jennifer Duggan travels to Lebanon and the Arctic Circle to report on the importance of seeds in ensuring global food security.
Learn more about Krithika Varagur's reporting project on Salafism in Southeast Asia and how Saudi Arabia and Gulf countries have systematically spread Salafi Islam, an austere strain of Sunni Islam.
President Trump has said he will tear up the Iranian nuclear accord. What do ordinary Iranians think of this and other Trump policies? Journalist Reese Erlich produced this video in Tehran.
Marcia Biggs reports from Yemen on a war that rages on, creating a humanitarian crisis many are forgetting.
Can trials of ISIS suspects bring about closure? Simona Foltyn travels to Baghdad to report on the justice process for alleged ISIS members.
Journalist Alice Su speaks about her 2017 project on religion among resettled refugees in Germany, a country that has accepted more asylum seekers than any other European country.
The U.S. spent more than one trillion dollars on the war in Iraq but today Iran's influence appears to outweigh Washington's. How far has Iran extended its reach in Iraq and should the U.S. be concerned?
Together, more than 148 non-profit Jewish federations hold assets of $16 billion in the United States and Canada. Investigative journalist Uri Blau examines how the money is spent.
Tumultuous reform at home and aggressive foreign policy abroad spell dramatic change for a conservative Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Kenneth R. Rosen traveled to Iraqi Kurdistan, a semi-autonomous region, that is home to 4 to 5 million Kurds, to cover the referendum for independence.
Take a look behind the scenes at Gayle Tzemach Lemmon's trip to Syria—a quest two years in the making to bring home the stories of soldiers, moms, dads, and little ones.
Nathaniel Rich discusses “Losing Earth,” human inertia, and storytelling as “a moral act” in an interview with Nieman Storyboard.
Pulitzer Center student fellow Caron Creighton will share her reporting on the lives of African asylum-seekers in Israel.
This week: accounts from fathers and sons affected by the conflict in Yemen, threats to Hungary's democracy, and Israel's new policy forcing migrants to take desperate measures.
Here you will find 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.
"Finding Home" has been nominated in the Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary category for the 2018 News & Documentary Emmy Awards.
Diana Markosian discusses her recent project photographing young refugees learning to swim.
This Week: Nearly one in five children in America suffers from being poor, deportations are straining relations between Australia and New Zealand, and ISIS has undermined faith in Iraq.
Yemeni detainees being without charges decry abuse, the search for the Tasmanian tiger continues despite its supposed extinction, and the 2016 peace deal in Colombia has opened new areas to scientists.
This week: making local-global connections with international news stories, joining a pedagogy workshop on teaching conflict, and practicing slow journalism in New York City.
Lynsey Addario, Aryn Baker, and Francesca Trianni's project "Finding Home" has won two Edward R. Murrow Awards for Excellence in Social Media and Excellence in Innovation.
Panelists at the "Beyond War" conference share stories of local peacebuilding efforts.
Journalists and policymakers discuss the impact of external intervention in global conflicts during a panel at the Pulitzer Center Beyond War Conference.
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.
Activities encouraging students to create and evaluate visual representations of climate change in order to interpret and share environmental knowledge effectively.
What could you and your students do to fight climate change? This resource outlines letter-writing campaigns, research projects and school-wide event ideas for students.
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Students explore ideas of “home” in connection to refugees worldwide and homelessness locally by analyzing images and text from Finding Home and creating their own photo stories that reflect their...
In celebration of World Press Freedom Day, we've compiled our top five lesson plans on the importance of a free media, and how journalists and citizens stand up for it around the world.
Stephanie Sinclair's documentary short is an investigation of child marriage and a call to action. In this lesson, students view the film and discuss root causes of child marriage and solutions,...
This lesson pools resources on youth movements in 4 countries and asks students to examine: what matters to young people the world over, what matters to you, and how do you fit into a global picture?
In celebration of Women's History Month, we've compiled our top five lesson plans that feature reporting on women's rights and the ways women are fighting for them.