How civil asset forfeiture stacks up with the law, and how police abuse it.
Palm oil is a multibillion-dollar industry for Indonesia. But the people responsible for its production are not the ones reaping the riches.
In Greece, refugee boys and young men must navigate meager services, high risks, and slim hopes.
Part 6 of the six-piece "Failed Aid: What Went Wrong?" series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.
This is Part 5 of the six-part "Failed Aid: What Went Wrong?" series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.
Part 4 of the six-piece 'Failed Aid: What Went Wrong?' series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.
Part 3 of the six-part "Failed Aid: What Went Wrong?" series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.
Part 2 of the six-part "Failed Aid: What Went Wrong?" series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.
Part 1 of the six-part "Failed Aid: What Went Wrong?" series, which investigates citizen reports on failed or unfinished aid projects in Africa.
An unfinished civil war inspires a global delusion—grantee James Pogue looks at the myth of "white genocide" in South Africa.
Amid Venezuela’s crises, overcrowded prisons and an overburdened justice system have forced women awaiting trial — and even some convicted of crimes — to spend months in crowded cells at detention centers that were never intended for such use.
Haiti's earthquake shattered several cities, but it also birthed another.
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."
Editor in Chief Lily Chen interviews Pulitzer Center grant-recipient Loretta Tofani about her "American Imports, Chinese Deaths" series. January 9, 2008, the Washington Observer (Mandarin Chinese), a World Security Institute publication. Lily interviews Loretta Tofani, an American journalist, about her call for people's attention to Chinese workers' benefits and rights.
Note: This article is in Mandarin Chinese.
Pulitzer Center grantee Loretta Tofani appeared on C-SPAN's Washington Journal to discuss her series about how Chinese workers lose their health and lives making cheap products for export to the U.S.