In the same week the Pentagon said Guantánamo is still an option for ISIS prisoners in Syria, the war-on-terror prison seeks contractors to bid for a three-cell, ADA-approved compound. Price tag? Unknown.
The Pentagon doubled down on an appeal by the State Department to foreign countries to take home their nationals captured in Syria as foreign fighters for ISIS. Detention at Guantánamo is still a viable option.
While President Rodrigo Duterte wages a relentless war on the Catholic Church of the Philippines, a strident bishop fights to restore his country's moral foundations.
From registering women voters to negotiating rights, women in Pakistan are redefining roles despite resistance from the state, religious institutions, and other women.
In India, many contraceptives are either taboo or difficult to access. But scientists and social workers around the country are trying to find a way to fulfill unmet need.
Indira Lakshmanan on how to encourage democracy in Venezuela—under increasingly precarious circumstances.
Millions of hectares of land were stolen during Colombia's armed conflict. Returning that land to its rightful owners is a thorny issue in post-conflict Colombia.
Facing the choice of adapting and censoring themselves, or living in fear of a violent attack, only the few reporting for Republika Srpska have continued publishing as independent journalists—and have paid dearly for it.
Pulitzer Center grantee Ian Johnson interviews Zhang Shihe, one of China’s best-known citizen journalists and makers of short video documentaries.
Sasha Ingber reports on how music helps victims of genocide protect their identity and culture, preserving history for future generations.
The Swedish Navy brass responded well to #MeToo. But real change came from the ranks.
Governments have made a concerted multilateral effort to protect the rights of migrant domestic workers in the Middle East. Will this be enough to change a culture of abuse and exploitation?
Long a staple in the developing world, palm oil’s versatility and long shelf-life are fueling a surging demand that has turned it into a lucrative cash crop--with devastating consequences.
Photojournalist Micah Albert wins first place in the contemporary issues category in the 56th World Press Photo Contest for his work covering the Dandora dump in Kenya.
Dimiter Kenarov discussed his work on shale gas extraction to students in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.
University of Chicago student reporting fellow Adam Janofsky looks at the lack of government oversight in Thailand's fishing industry.
The Washington Post features "Outlawed in Pakistan," a Pulitzer Center-supported documentary that premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.
“Americans love success stories,” writes grantee Sam Loewenberg in a thought-provoking article that appeared in The New York Times this week. But failure can also serve a purpose.
Our 2012 Annual Report is now available online.
On the surface, Poland would not seem to have much in common with Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio. But dig beneath the surface in both places and you find shale gas, a potential source of cheap energy.
Documentary producer Micah Fink is running a Kickstarter campaign to raise $35,000 to finish a film on the stories of gay people in one of the most violently homophobic countries: Jamaica.
The conflict in northern Mali is a complex one. Here is a brief primer on the situation.
Follow grantees David Rochkind and Jens Erik Gould in the field on Storify as they report on the Garifuna and their use of culture to fight the spread of HIV.
Calkins Media’s ShaleReporter.com and the Pulitzer Center release joint international investigative journalism project on fracking and Marcellus Shale drilling.