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.”
Too Young To Wed: The Secret World of Child Brides wins second place in the issue reporting multimedia story division of the Pictures of the Year International's photojournalism competition.
Pulitzer Center grantee Tracey Eaton highlights recent interviews with Cuba experts, including an economist and a former security agent, and the posting of the 100th video to his Cuba Money Project.
Daniel Alarcón shares the story behind the development and launch of Radio Ambulante, a monthly Spanish-language radio program showcasing compelling human stories from around Latin America and the United States.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from India to Equatorial Guinea.
Habiba Nosheen won a Gracie Award in the category of outstanding reporter/correspondent for her reporting on Nepal's adoption industry.
One of Richard Mosse's unique infra-red photographs from Congo can be seen in The New York Review of Books.
Andre Lambertson presents his photographs of post-quake Haiti at the University of Virginia and appears in The Cavalier Daily.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Tunisia and Egypt.
Pulitzer Center grantee Dominic Bracco II was interviewed by Wired about his experience documenting Mexico's Los Ninis and what he hopes his photographs will convey to an American audience.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Afghanistan to Haiti.
Stephanie Sinclair wins first prize in the contemporary issues category from World Press Photo for her images of the hidden but widespread practice of child marriage.
Stephen Sapienza crafts simple but compelling narratives, chronicling the lives and plights of everyday people, from the cities of Bangladesh to the streets of Sierra Leone, writes Ameto Akpe.