Decades of mining for jade has left the landscape desolate. Local activists want to make a change. However, can they stand up to the powerful companies that dominate the industry?
"They treated us like an animal," a member of the Islamic missionary movement Tablighi Jamaat tells Pulitzer Center Justice Fellow Apoorva Mittal. Indian Muslims have faced a new wave of discrimination amidst the pandemic.
A privately funded, nonprofit organization is creating a 3.2 million-acre wildlife sanctuary in northeastern Montana.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Kristian Hernández of the Center for Public Integrity about the deaths of unidentified migrants, and how their families back home struggle with grief and closure.
Hundreds of noncitizen veterans were placed in removal proceedings during the past six years despite policies to consider their service in deportation cases and to provide a pathway to citizenship for immigrants serving in the U.S. military.
Years before Myanmar's crackdown on the Rohingya, authorities were trying to silence them. Refugees in southern Bangladesh's sprawling camps are now making music to commemorate their culture.
Executive editor Indira Lakshmanan appeared on NPR’s 1A to discuss the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, the presidential elections in the DRC, and other leading issues.
As efforts to get farmers to stop growing coca in favor of legal crops falter, some farmers feel abandoned. But one man says he'll stand by them, helping farmers shift to cacao for high-end chocolate.
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.
Afropunk's festival has come of age. In reaching the next phase of its evolution, it's upholding the long African American musical tradition of sociopolitical influence around the world.
Chickens made Donnie Smith millions, and now he hopes they can lift Rwandan families out of poverty.
NPR interviews grantee Michael Scott Moore on his capture by Somali pirates.