A war court prosecutor confirmed the abrupt firing of a Guantánamo Bay prison commander last April was due to the mishandling of classified information. The commander, Admiral John C. Ring, was fired abruptly four months ago after publicly campaigning for detention facility improvements.
In the Amazon rainforest, historic levels of deforestation and fire have prompted global outcry. But what’s driving the devastation?
The Amazon is in need of action and defending.
“The people in the big cities of Sao Paulo and Rio, they want us to live on picking Brazil nuts,” a farmer says. “That doesn’t put anyone’s kid in college.”
The Mexican city of Matamoros has become a forced shelter for thousands of immigrants who wait more than a month for a meeting to ask for asylum in the United States.
Muhammad Najem became a celebrity for his video reports from his war-racked hometown of Eastern Ghouta in Syria. Now displaced to Istanbul, he wants desperately to get back home and continue his work.
Colleagues of a former Navy SEAL say the decision to pass him over smacks of retribution over his willingness to stand up to the military tribunal system.
From actor in St. Petersburg to taxi driver in Tbilisi: one displaced person's search for a place to belong.
How could the actions of one country mean floods for another? A reflection on the consequences of disregard for climate change.
Some indigenous communities are pushing back against the Bolsonaro government by carrying out occupations, known as “retomadas,” of traditional lands that they say the government has been too slow to recognize as rightfully theirs.
Cubans make up the largest number of migrants in Mexico trying to obtain asylum in the United States. But policy changes in the Obama and Trump administrations have made it harder for Cubans fleeing the island.
At a shop that at times functioned as a sanctuary after the Tree of Life shooting, the owner sees his job as “a moral obligation.”
Grantee Brooke Jarvis discusses reporting on the search for the Tasmanian tiger, the psychology of obsession, and humanity's need for uncertainty.
Grantees Cassandra Vinograd, Peter Tinti, and Jack Losh were finalists for an award honoring some of the most courageous, yet least recognized, journalists around the world.
Pulitzer Center grantee Max Pinckers wins first prize in the highly prestigious photography competition for his 'Red Ink' series.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jason Motlaugh was awarded Gold in the "Cultural Tourism" category for his story, "It’s Like the NFL. But with Horses and a Headless Calf."
While different in scope, two events in Washington, D.C., share the same theme: the American prison system is broken, and we need to fix it now.
Callum Macrae's new film The Ballymurphy Precedent probes the killings of 10 unarmed Catholics in the West Belfast housing estate of Ballymurphy in August, 1971.
Anita Hofschneider and Cory Lum and their podcast team were honored for Excellence in Radio or Podcast Religion Reporting at the 2018 RNA Awards for Religion Reporting Excellence, while Krithika Varagur received two honorable mentions.
Pulitzer Center Grantee Project, 'Digging Into The Mining Arc,' was awarded for its outstanding reporting at the 2018 Online Journalism Awards in Austin, Texas.
In a major new environmental journalism initiative, the Pulitzer Center is administering a $5.5 million fund dedicated to covering the world's rainforests.
The Pulitzer Center is pleased to announce the launch of the Rainforest Journalism Fund, a five-year, $5.5 million initiative focused on raising public awareness of the pressing environmental issues facing the world’s tropical forests.
This week: cobalt mining comes from one of the planet's poorest countries and all too often it is mined by children, skepticism about Kosovo's deradicalization and rehabilitation programs for returning jihadists, and Pulitzer Center welcomes new Executive Editor, Indira Lakshmanan.
Award-winning photographer Daniella Zalcman discusses her ongoing "Signs of Your Identity" project and the importance of diverse storytelling.