With its systematic torture, Ras al-Ara in Yemen is a particular hell on the arduous, 900-mile journey from the Horn of Africa to oil-rich Saudi Arabia.
Corruption from both Houthi rebels and the U.S.-backed government in the south has prevented aid groups from fighting Yemen's cholera epidemic.
Pulitzer Center Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan evaluates today's political landscape in the Middle East.
Behind the reporting of grantee Jeffrey Stern's work in Yemen and the Houthi bureaucracy's unwillingness to give journalists access to civilians in Arhab.
Documents reviewed by The Associated Press and interviews with al-Hakimi and other officials and aid workers show that thousands of families in Taiz are not getting international food aid intended for them.
Grantee Maggie Michael of the Associated Press investigates the use of child soldiers by Houthi rebels in Yemen's civil war.
Jeffery Stern sits down with Democracy Now to discuss his Pulitzer Center supported story in New York Times Magazine: how bombs built by Raytheon in Tucson, Arizona, made its way into the Saudi arsenal and then were dropped on Yemeni villages.
Tracing an airstrike halfway around the world back to an American bomb factory.
Steve Inskeep talks to Maggie Michael of The Associated Press about the reports of torture carried out inside detention sites run by Yemen's Houthi rebels.
Thousands of people have been imprisoned by Yemen's Houthi militia during the four years of Yemen’s grinding civil war. Many of them, an Associated Press investigation has found, have suffered extreme torture.
A Yemeni boy was offered a free motorcycle from al-Qaida militants trying to lure recruits. This led to a search by his parents to rescue him in time—while a U.S. drone overhead was on the prowl.
The United States has waged a drone war in Yemen for 16 years, trying to suppress al-Qaida’s branch here. But the campaign has had a hidden cost: civilians cut down by the drones’ missiles.
This project takes readers inside a devastating air attack on civilians and critical infrastructure in a remote Yemeni village, while also tracking the weapons used in the attack as they make their way to Yemen from an American factory.
As the conflict in Yemen enters its fourth year, PBS NewsHour 's Marcia Biggs travels to the Middle East's poorest nation to report on what the U.N. is calling the "world's worst humanitarian crisis."
A new railway embodies the high modernist aspirations of the Ethiopian government. But a journey from Addis Ababa to the coast reveals the often painful consequences of a grand infrastructure drive.
A war fought in the name of the Yemeni people has exposed dirty deals by all parties to the conflict, including U.S. allies, and pushed the nation to the brink of famine.
Three years into the civil and international war, Yemen's health systems are failing. This project will show the variety of health challenges facing Yemenis: trauma, cholera, chronic, and shortage.
Two years of civil war have left Yemen battered, divided and facing famine. Iona Craig traces the impact of one of the world's most under-reported conflicts.
Throughout the world, more than 51 million girls below the age of 18 are currently married. This harmful traditional practice spans continents, language, religion and caste.
After the attempted bombing of Northwest flight 253 in December, Yemen again became the focus of US and international counterterrorism policy.
The poorest nation in the Arab world struggles with high population growth, 40% unemployment and a persistent flow of refugees from Somalia. In the next decade, its 22 million citizens will compete for increasingly scarce water supplies, as aquifers are drilled, pumped and drained unsustainably.
Author and photographer Jeffrey E. Stern explains his approach to reporting on the world’s worst humanitarian catastrophe by rendering it to a small, personal scale.
Yemen is currently home to the world's worst humanitarian disaster, with vulnerable citizens caught in the crossfire of a war that has raged for three years.
Marcia Biggs reports from Yemen on a war that rages on, creating a humanitarian crisis many are forgetting.
Nariman el-Mofty's Pulitzer Prize-winning photos from Yemen's Dirty War were displayed at Photoville NYC 2019.
Educators met at the University of Chicago for a two-day professional development to discuss how to bring domestic and global reporting into their classrooms.
Pulitzer Center grantees Maggie Michael, Nariman Ayman El-Mofty, and Maad al-Zikry were awarded the 2019 Michael Kelly Award for their Associated Press reporting on the cycles of epidemic, starvation and corruption faced by millions of civilians in Yemen's war.
Marcia Biggs' Pulitzer Center-supported story on starvation as a weapon of war in Yemen was selected as the winner of the 2019 Deadline Club Awards' National Television Feature category.
“Again and again the Associated Press has led the way,” said Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer, “in exposing to the world Yemen’s dirty war.”
Michael wins Tom Renner Award for Pulitzer Center-supported AP project, "Yemen's Dirty War."
Biggs was nominated in the News category for her PBS NewsHour series, "Inside Yemen."
Maad al-Zikry, Marcia Biggs, Nariman El-Mofty, Javier Manzano, Maggie Michael, and Jeffrey E. Stern were nominated.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jeffrey Stern received Amnesty International's USA Award for his reporting on U.S. involvement in Yemen.
Pulitzer Center grantee Stern was nominated in the International category, and student fellows Nabong and Yates were nominated in the Student Journalism category.
Grantees Nariman El-Mofty, Shiho Fukada, and Jeffrey E. Stern received OPC awards for their reporting projects, while Amy Martin, Maggie Michael, Maad al-Zikry, and Nariman El-Mofty received citations.
Pulitzer Center grantees were awarded McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage for their ongoing coverage of Yemen's civil war.
At the start of the school year, students might want to discuss global issues that arose over the summer. This lesson is intended to spark discussion on current events and ways to keep up with them.
Conflict—difficult to define, but keenly felt. Explore these stories about under-reported aspects of conflict and peacebuilding.
Students will do a deep dive into the lives of the people whose stories they hear about in the news and will develop a deeper understanding on how one individual can have a global impact.
Students explore reporting on the Yemeni war and consider: What forms can war take, and how does it affect civilians directly and indirectly? How can journalists report on a conflict well?
Stephanie Sinclair's documentary short is an investigation of child marriage and a call to action. In this lesson, students view the film and discuss root causes of child marriage and solutions,...
In this lesson, students learn about the experience of international reporting from Iona Craig’s work in Yemen and her reflections on the reporting process.
This unit plan, designed for high school freshmen, analyzes the Arab Spring in the context of the French and Haitian revolutions.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.