Mustava is one of few female Rohingya singers. Now living in Bangladesh, she fled Myanmar in the 1990s.
The Darién Gap between Panama and Colombia has long been known as an impregnable stretch of rainforest, rivers and swamps inhabited by indigenous peoples as well as guerrillas, drug traffickers and paramilitaries. Some of the Darién’s indigenous communities are working to reverse steady deforestation.
The deadly stranglehold of gang violence in Honduras drives tens of thousands of desperate residents to flee north to request asylum in the U.S. Few receive it. What happens to people forced to return to the violence they fled?
In search of perspectives from outside the U.S. on the current state of immigration at our southern border.
Chairs pile up in the classrooms of villages where debt cycles and tougher immigration enforcement mean a new migration trend: parents traveling with younger children.
Photographer Misha Friedman says his study of Ukrainian prisons is about the traces that a society leaves behind. At the root of his work, though, are the people left behind.
The reality is that we have two great tools at our disposal: truth and humor. There is nothing that scares the Kremlin more.
Land deals along River Nile could easily impair its recharging potential if water abstraction is not regulated.
Guns may have been silenced, but Colombia is still reckoning with stark inequalities that jeopardize the country's fragile peace.
For over two decades, a secret network has worked tirelessly to help thousands of refugees escape the world's worst dictatorship. This is the story of one desperate woman who risked her life to reach freedom, and of the complicated man who led the way.
The existence of the tapes of discussions involving Khalid Shaikh Mohammed was disclosed by defense lawyers in the case being tried at Guantánamo Bay.
Part 2 of WGBH's two-part interview with Phillip Martin on his project "Caste in America."
An activist from a small village in western India went on hunger strikes to improve his community. Now, at age 74, he is hoping to bring about change on a national scale.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement in India and the growing discontent among civilians in Egypt.
Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer participated in a roundtable discussion November 1 at the Wilson Center on population reporting initiatives.
The Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund interviewed Pulitzer Center grantees Cedric Gerbehaye and Rebecca Hamilton on the transition occurring in Sudan after the South gained independence July 9.
New Wave of Protests in Cairo
The phrase “Arab Spring” has a felicitous ring to it, but most Middle East analysts understood that it would take more than a season for the region to remake itself. And here at the Pulitzer Center, we understood the need to commit to this important story for the long haul. That is why we have been providing long-term support to journalists Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Ellen Knickmeyer and others who have been covering the Arab Spring from the beginning and who continue to file deeply reported dispatches from the field.
This week National Education Coordinator Mark Schulte highlights the Pulitzer Center's education outreach during FotoWeek DC.
Chicago students explored the myriad contributing factors to the global tuberculosis epidemic in early November, looking at overcrowding, migration, underfunded health systems, and social stigmas.
Pulitzer Center grantee Ryan Libre received the Eugene Smith, Howard Chapnick Grant to open Documentary Arts Asia (DAA) center and library in Chiangmai, Thailand.
A special pre-release collector’s edition of Richard Mosse’s first monograph Infra can be ordered through Aperture.org.
Richard Mosse's most recent project, Infra, was featured in Photo Booth, The New Yorker's photography blog.
From Eastern Europe to South America, soaring gold prices have triggered a global gold rush. Industrial mining companies—quite a few of them based in Canada—are muscling aside small local operations and laying waste to large swaths of previously pristine countryside. It is an under-reported crisis that has been on the Pulitzer Center’s radar for more than a year, and it now seems to be gaining some media traction.
As a part of FotoWeek DC, Pulitzer Center hosts a number of events that let you connect with some of the best photojournalists. All of them have demonstrated a unique approach to covering crises.