The Associated Press has reconstructed the massacre at Maung Nu as told by 37 survivors now scattered across refugee camps in Bangladesh.
Since last summer, the flow of refugees from Libya to Europe has shrunk considerably. The EU attributes this to its own successful policy, but reality is a lot more depressing.
The political front is stalemated, and the occupation grinds on—but some Palestinians are creating their own facts on the ground.
The former head of Ghana’s visa fraud unit tells the story about the time someone tried to rent his passport. He didn’t realize he was witnessing the beginnings of a rise in identity fraud.
Designer drugs called ‘bath salts’ in the U.S. are dangerous to Americans, but addiction is epidemic among Russians, especially women. Many shoot up, and many contract HIV/AIDS.
With only 60 to 100 psychiatrists in Jordan, there's little help for Syrian refugees. Local organizations and refugees are leading the work to ensure that refugees get the therapy that they need.
The international community pledged $1.3 billion to rebuild the hurricane-ravaged Caribbean. But how do they know how much the region needs? Software developed for the UN is part of the answer.
In early 2016, three families joined one of the biggest refugee movements in modern history. Each bore a child during their ensuing odyssey—new members of Europe’s Generation Refugee.
Meet baby Heln. She and her family are Syrian refugees seeking asylum in Europe.
Starting with hundreds of cases, we reached out to dozens of property owners who lost land for the border fence. Some had died, some deflected questions to lawyers, and many just didn’t want to talk to us.
Knocking on doors in the Texas heat, three reporters slowly learn the stories behind the border fence. Some people whose land was seized considered it their patriotic duty, while others were still bitter.
Japan's skyscrapers are made with sludge from the bottom of the sea.
This morning, David Westphal and Geoffrey Cowan gave a press briefing at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to discuss their report "Public Policy and Funding the News." Westphal is executive in residence at the USC Annenberg School for Journalism and former Washington editor for McClatchy. Cowan is dean emeritus at Annenberg.
Tonight, ABC's 20/20 will air the Pulitzer Center supported reporting project by journalists Dane Liu and Carmen Russell on child slavery in Haiti.
William Wheeler was honored in Copenhagen, while the UN held its climate change conference, with an Earth Journalism Award for "The Water's Edge," exploring the water crisis in South Asia. The Orange County Register features an interview with him on his climate change work.
Sean Gallagher tasted sand as he focused his camera lens on a masked man who had emerged suddenly from the bright orange cloud that enveloped both of them. Unable to see more than a few yards in front of himself, Mr. Gallagher pressed the shutter and the man disappeared into the sandstorm, as if he had been an apparition.
A key feature of the Pulitzer Center's upcoming web portal on climate change is Daniel Grossman's reporting from Bangladesh on how rising sea levels threaten this South Asian country.
Yesterday Grossman had a piece run on PRI's The World, looking at the ways in which Bangladesh is experimenting with protecting itself. Among the experiments -- using floods to prevent floods.
See the piece as it ran at www.theworld.org
Pulitzer Center grantee Meredith May receives an award from the Society of Professional Journalists for her work on the project "Olga's Girls," which tells the story of indentured servants in Nepal.
Sean Gallagher won Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey's first Emerging Photographer Fund in 2008, and used the prize to travel to China to photograph the devastating effects of desertification on the most populous country on earth. Since then he has also received grant money to continue his work from the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting. Recently, he even managed to slip into North Korea, disguised as a tourist.
I've been following Sean's progress through his many blogs – his own, one on Resolve and one for the Pulitzer Centre.
Pulitzer Center grantee Mary Wiltenburg talks about her work for Christian Science Monitor on “Little Bill Clinton,” a refugee displaced by the conflicts in Congo and Rwanda, currently living in Atlanta, Georgia.
Nine-year-old Ely Kleinsmith knows that water and sanitation are issues that affect us all -- and that it's up to each of us to insure that everyone in the world has access to these resources that too many of us take for granted. What Ely has done, in his hometown of Solon, Iowa, is to found a Water Club aimed at raising awareness, and attract funding, for water-related programs in Haiti.
GlobalGiving will host a screening of a video from the Pulitzer Center-sponsored project, "Olga's Girls."
A story from the St. Louis-Post Dispatch covered a classroom visit by Meredith May, in which she told high school students about the Pulitzer Center-sponsored reporting project "Olga's Girls."