Dividends of South Africa’s biggest land claim settlement are benefiting less than a third of intended recipients. What does this mean for ecotourism on community land bordering the Kruger National Park?
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A military judge said he would decide before the trial of five men accused of plotting the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks whether their treatment in C.I.A. prisons amounted to torture.
Sufi shrines – long accessible to all – are being viewed with suspicion both by Hindutva supporters and conservative Muslims.
In Vaupés, in the Colombian Amazon, indigenous people are clinging to their beliefs to protect themselves from mining. A mining licence for coltan has three communities on the edge: leaders are threatened and their right to prior consultation has not been respected.
An architect of the C.I.A. interrogation program testified that to persuade his superiors to let him stop torturing a captive, he had them stand in the cell and watch.
Deep in the jungles of Vaupés, in the Colombian Amazon, a group of Indigenous people holds to their prayers and beliefs to protect themselves from mining.
After a Pulitzer Center-supported investigation, Ohio lawmakers introduced a new bill that would close a property tax loophole in the state.
Appearing for the first time at the military war court, James Mitchell was defiant, saying he was there for the benefit of the victims of the 9/11 attacks and their families.
Land claimed in one of South Africa's most exclusive game reserves is being exploited at the expense of many of its beneficiaries.
In Ecuador, an Achuar leader shows how local communities are confronting extractivism and infrastructure development that is infringing on the forest.
This young Indigenous woman from Ecuador helps the women in her Achuar community give birth. Considered a sacred act, women traditionally gave birth alone in the jungle. This is the seventh in the series, "Rainforest Defenders," which shows leaders fighting to protect the forest.
James Mitchell will be the first witness to describe the torture of detainees in the secret prisons — some at his own hands — in the trial of the men accused of plotting the Sept. 11 attacks.