January 11, 2009 /
This Gateway provides compelling material related to the role of women in society and the impact of industrialization and international development on women, children, and families.
Fidel Castro's remains are transported 500 miles from Havana to Santiago. The image shows an open car pulling a trailer holding his remains, surrounded by flowers.
January 12, 2017 /
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin traveled to Cuba after Fidel Castro's death to report on the cruelty and charisma with which he ruled, and why Cubans do not predict his death will lead to major change.
The homes of Mount Carmel farmworkers were also destroyed by fire in August 2009. Image courtesy of Ben Freeth. Zimbabwe, 2009.
January 7, 2017 / The Telegraph
Martin Fletcher
Eight years after Robert Mugabe's war veterans seized his family's farm, Ben Freeth returns to find it desolate and abandoned.
Tan Hecheng at a tombstone put up by Zhou Qun for her husband and three children, who were among the thousands of people killed during the Cultural Revolution in Dao County. Image by Sim Chi Yin. China/VII, 2016.
January 3, 2017 / The New York Review of Books
Ian Johnson
Ian Johnson goes to a remote Chinese province to write about an unknown case of genocide in the Cultural Revolution, a case that helps broaden the scope of Mao-era killings.
Investigator Iyad Haddad explains the injuries the different spent weapons in his office have done to Palestinians. Image by Matt Kennard. Palestine, 2016.
December 28, 2016 / The Electronic Intifada
Matt Kennard
The Israeli arms industry is still marketing weapons used in Gaza and the West Bank as "battle-proven" and using the Palestinian territories as a "laboratory" to try them out.
Courtesy of Robert Amos.
December 27, 2016 / Mother Jones
Wes Enzinna
Robert Amos, an American veteran, created American Veterans of Kurdish Armed Forces and lobbied for more military assistance in Syria.
Workers are seen in a garment factory in Mirpur area in Dhaka. The factory employs 1200 workers, who mostly produce jeans and jackets. Image by Jost Franko. Bangladesh, 2016.
December 23, 2016 / Untold Stories
Meta Krese
Those who work in Bangladesh's textile industry know that a change in public opinion in the West could mean that they are out of a job.
December 22, 2016
This is a Common-Core aligned lesson for high school and college educators. Students will learn about asylum seekers and the boundaries between refugees and migrants. They will explore how current...
A miner shows off a piece of gold. Image by Carlos Villalon. Democratic Republic of Congo, 2006.
December 20, 2016
Tom Hundley
This week: the far reaches of President Kabila's Kleptocracy, refugees born without a nation, and the forgotten story of Latin America's Schindler.
A Donald Trump piñata in the center of Mexico City. Many Mexicans are deeply fearful of Trump's enacting his campaign promises to cancel or alter NAFTA, restrict remittances sent to Mexico from the United States, deport millions of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., and build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Image by Nick Schifrin. Mexico, 2016.
December 19, 2016
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
In a project for PBS NewsHour, Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin report on why President-Elect Donald Trump's promises to build a wall and pull out of free trade agreements could exacerbate the illegal...
This is the grave of Sally Mugabe, Robert Mugabe's first wife, in Heroes Acre on the edge of Harare. Intriguingly there are two empty graves right next to it. The first will presumably be occupied by Mugabe himself when he dies. But who will claim the second? Image by Martin Fletcher. Zimbabwe, 2016.
December 19, 2016
Martin Fletcher
Who will succeed Robert Mugabe—and who will be given the coveted grave site next to his own?
December 19, 2016
Martin Fletcher
What will happen when Robert Mugabe's 36-year rule in Zimbabwe ends? Will life for millions of his oppressed, destitute countrymen get better—or even worse?
Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, attends the 12th African Union Summit. Image courtesy WikiCommons. Ethiopia, 2009.
December 18, 2016 / The New Statesman
Martin Fletcher
At 93, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is fading away. Where will his country be once he passes?

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