The facility is jam-packed with nearly 1,200 migrants, including hundreds who fled from abuse at other detention centers in hopes of sanctuary.
Pulitzer Center Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan evaluates today's political landscape in the Middle East.
The Pulitzer Center and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted an event on the migrant crisis and geopolitical issues in Libya moderated by Indira Lakshmanan and featuring with Ambassador Wafa Bughaighis of Libya, Pulitzer Center-supported journalists, and regional experts.
Libya still struggles with turmoil two years after it regained control of its coast from ISIS, as unrest between factions spurs fears of a resurgence.
African migrants fleeing to Europe risk slave traffickers, starvation, and shipwreck.
In an attempt to report on the resurgence of ISIS and the migration crisis in Libya, two Western journalists navigate grave risks to tell their story.
Over a six-month offensive, Libyan security forces combined with U.S. airstrikes wiped out ISIS combatants from the country. Though it no longer controls Libyan territory, ISIS has renewed its attacks there.
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.
Ben Taub appeared on NPR's On Point to discuss the relationship between the migrant crisis and the African slave trade.
Europe is partnering with Libyan militias to prevent African migrants from ever reaching Europe. The result is a detention-industrial complex that turns African migrants into commodities.
Are naval search-and-rescue operations saving migrants’ lives—or just encouraging them to take greater risks?
Europe has outsourced the dirty work of border control to Libyan militias. In doing so, it has turned African migrants into commodities to be captured, sold, and traded like slaves.
A two-part segment for PBS NewsHour from Libya, on a controversial program that flies migrants back to their home countries and on the future of ISIS in Libya.
A series on Europe’s controversial "pay-to-stay" effort to fight migration at its source.
Despairing of the ability of their squabbling leaders and militiamen to reestablish the state, Libyans are busy reviving the country on their own.
The revolution that toppled the regime of Col. Moammar Qaddafi brought Libya a sense of pride, hope and renewed engagement with the West, but ahead lies the challenge of building a democratic framework.
Scott Anderson discusses how he chronicles the lives of six people to tell the story of the collapse of the Middle East. "We're all living with the fall-out of what has happened in this region."
Reporting from Tripoli, Pulitzer Center grantee William Wheeler looks at Libya's attempt to transform itself into a stable, peaceful and democratic country.
The Associated Press won the 2018 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards Grand Prize. Another grantee, Foreign Policy, was honored with an RFK Journalism Award for new media.
This week: A deep dive into the complexities of European migration, our grantees win an Emmy, and how the Internet hurt Myanmar overnight.
The New York Times Magazine virtual reality film "The Fight for Falluja" and two other grantee projects have been named finalists in the Online Journalism Awards.
Pulitzer grantees Paolo Pellegrin and Scott Anderson win the 2017 Marco Bastianelli award for the Italian edition of their book 'Fractured Lands.'
The first edition of Detours, a new podcast supported by the Pulitzer Center, launched with an interview with journalist Scott Anderson.
Teacher Faraz Chaudry describes how he used "Fractured Lands" to examine the unraveling of the Middle East with 8th grade students in Wheeling, IL.
A 9th grade teacher describes how exploring "Fractured Lands" provided her students with a much greater understanding of the Arab world and a platform for improving critical thinking skills.
This week's newsletter highlights lessons that explore "Fractured Lands" and the "Power of Poetry"
Reactions to "Fractured Lands," the last leprosy patients in Sri Lanka, and the health effects of the Olympics in this week's newsletter.
Landmark reporting project with The New York Times Magazine strikes a chord with readers around the world.
Read the landmark NYT Magazine issue "Fractured Lands" by Pulitzer Center grantees Scott Anderson, Paolo Pellegrin, and Ben Solomon.
Scott Anderson, co-author of The New York Times Magazine's "Fractured Lands," speaks about his reporting on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."
What stories do we see, and which ones do we miss? These stories go beyond the headlines to explore under-reported stories on migration and refugees in the United States and around the world.
This art lesson is an examination of the conflict in the Middle East. Students will learn about the basics of Islamic Art, and create their own artwork to contribute positively to this global crisis.
This unit plan, designed for high school freshmen, analyzes the Arab Spring in the context of the French and Haitian revolutions.
These lesson plans present close reading, writing, discussion, and hands-on activities that explore "Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart," Scott Anderson's New York Times Magazine story.
After reading, discussing, analyzing and synthesizing "Fractured Lands", students will develop a children's book further exploring a character, region or event.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This digital interactive notebook was created to help middle school students grasp the important information presented in the Preface section of “Fractured Lands” by Scott Anderson.
Students will illustrate their critical reading of "Fractured Lands" and their assessment of the causes and effects of the crisis in the Arab World by creating a 30-foot timeline.
This lesson provides guidelines for students to create their own play based on "Fractured Lands," a story published by The New York Times Magazine in the print edition on August 14, 2016.
After discussing “Fractured Lands,” groups of students will present on a particular character’s story, contextualizing it in terms of contemporary history, geopolitics, and conflict.
This lesson plan is designed as a guide for engaging students in Scott Anderson's "Fractured Lands," a gripping examination into the unraveling of the modern Middle East.
This college-level lesson is designed to supplement the article “Fractured Lands” by writer Scott Anderson and photojournalist Paolo Pellegrin with a series of prompts for discussions and exercises...