During a hearing in 2015 at the Guantánamo war court, a defendant recognized an interpreter from the black-site prison network where the United States tortured detainees. What followed was an epic legal tangle.
Migrants are being bused to Monterrey and Chiapas under an ever-changing and often brutal “remain in Mexico” program carried out in a partnership between Mexico and the Trump Administration.
Miguel Pérez Jr. was among the first troops deployed to Afghanistan after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Now he's one of dozens of deported veterans who say they've been exiled from the country they fought for.
The Mexican government has converted a former factory into a shelter that could potentially house thousands of migrants. But in El Paso, a number of churches have closed their emergency shelters as the number of migrants has dropped.
Defense lawyers in the 9/11 case now say that they have growing evidence that the F.B.I. played some role in the interrogations during the years when the suspects were in the secret prisons by feeding questions to the C.I.A., and that the C.I.A. kept a hand in the case after the prisoners were sent to Guantánamo.
In Nuevo Laredo, some migrants have decided that waiting in Mexico for a U.S. asylum hearing that could be months away is untenable and are returning home.
"Democracy is resilient, but if ignored, it will be under assault," said Congressmen Steny Hoyer at the 2019 Copenhagen Democracy Summit.
Residents say that quality of life is under threat from increasing tourism and rising rents, pushing out young people and poorer families.
A series of images by photographer Doug Mills for Carol Rosenberg's Pulitzer Center-supported project offers us a glimpse inside the world of Guantánamo Bay.
The Trump administration's new policy aimed at disqualifying most asylum seekers is stirring anger and resentment among migrants who have waited months to present themselves at a port of entry.
Residents of the Puerto Rican island of Vieques face gentrification as real estate investors from the American mainland buy up houses to turn into vacation rentals.
The Border Patrol's Rio Grande Valley Sector has seen a large spike in cases of rhabdomyolysis—severe dehydration and overexertion—among migrants this year. Border agents say smugglers are to blame for treating migrants like "cargo" and pushing them too hard.
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.
Libya's Most Eligible Bachelors
After toppling a string of dictators across the region, the Arab Spring can also claim credit for launching a sexual revolution of sorts. Ellen Knickmeyer, writing for Foreign Policy, reports that young men in Libya, especially those who took up arms against the Qaddafi regime, suddenly find themselves looking more attractive to women.
Pulitzer Center New Media Strategist Maura Youngman and Senior Editor Tom Hundley visit Elmhurst College for a panel discussion on crisis reporting in a digital era.
The College of William & Mary Reves Center for International Studies highlights a recent visit from Pulitzer Center grantees and former Pulitzer Center intern, Shannon Beydler.
A Bachelor Nation As Big As Texas
China’s draconian one-child policy helped check population growth in the world’s most populous country, but because of the ancient preference for sons, it has also thrown the country’s gender ratio completely out of whack. Today, for every 100 females in China, there are 120 males. In some areas the ratio is 100 to 150. This means that by 2020, China will have a nation of bachelors as large as the entire population of Texas.
Pulitzer Center grantees Andre Lambertson and Anna Badkhen were featured on the show Local Diversity to talk about their reporting from Haiti and Afghanistan on Women and Children in Crisis.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley issues a wrap-up of this week's content, highlighting Egypt's deathly Christian Coptic demonstration and Iraq's uncertain future as U.S. troops withdraw.
The College of William & Mary and the Pulitzer Center launch a fall campus consortium program.
Students from St. Louis met with Pulitzer Center Grantees Anna Badkhen and Andre Lambertson as part of the Global Gateway program.
Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer delivered the 2011 James C. Millstone Memorial Lecture, titled "Bringing Stories Home: New Approaches to Covering the World."
Pulitzer Center-grantee and photographer Peter DiCampo contributed photography, testimony from survivors and his reporting to the Human Rights Watch report on Ivory Coast.