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Migration and Refugees

Migration issues are fraught with moral positions, confusion, and unexpected connections.

Pulitzer Center grantees look at the effects of climate and business on migration, the efforts of immigrants to preserve their own cultural identity, and the sacrifices they make in leaving family behind. Our journalists ask tough questions: How do refugees mobilize to take care of themselves when aid agencies fail?

Migration and Refugees exposes the risks and dangers refugees and migrants face as they leave one nation to seek a better home and a fresh start—only to find more obstacles and new threats. Resettlement presents its own set of challenges; hopes and promises prove illusory.

Migration and Refugees

A Single Man: One Chinese Bachelor's Search for Love

Modern China is a difficult place to be a bachelor. With a declining birth rate and a growing gender imbalance, China's men are entering a sparse dating landscape with limited opportunities for marriage.

Egyptian Military Detains Prominent Activist

Alaa Abdel Fattah, a prominent Egyptian activist, has been charged with inciting violence during a protest earlier this month. His detention sparked anger toward the ruling military council.

Libya: After the Fall of Bani Walid

"It doesn't matter how hard you think you are, how professional, when the smell of death hits your nostrils like that, you have to retch." Ayman Oghanna reports from a mortuary in Bani Walid, Libya.

Libya's Sexual Revolution

Wartime romance is budding in Libya. After fighting to take down Qaddafi, the country's once least eligible bachelors are now being seen in a new light.