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A collection of reporting from Pulitzer Center grantees featuring international news stories published by media outlets from around the world, as well as reporting original to the Pulitzer Center website.

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Lost in Migration: A Refugee Falls Between the Cracks

This month, as Tanzania prepares to forcibly expel some 40,000 Central African refugees from its camps, Rwandan refugee Neema John and her young son are hiding out in an urban slum, living in fear of discovery while their family, resettled in Atlanta, races the clock in a fight to be reunited with them.

Mary Wiltenburg

India: The reporting begins

After speaking with and trying to arrange a meeting with Mr. Gogre, Chief Engineer in charge of the Nira-Deoghar for the last two days, I finally met him today. The venue wasn’t ideal but Mr Gogre asked to meet close to his house. So Chaturshringi temple it was.We met at the juice bar at the base of the hill and sat down. I took out my notepad to write my notes down as he wrote and I filmed. However, he took custody of my notebook and pen himself and illustrated his points for me on them. It’s interesting. I never knew that there were so many dams in the area I was looking at. He illustrated the location of each one, told me why and how water supply to areas further downstream of the Nira-Deoghar would not be affected despite the construction of a new reservoir and canals. The construction of the dam and the canals would divert some of the water to an area that remained dry and arid. Thanks to this water, agriculture would be possible year round.There were still a few things that bothered me and that I didn’t understand, but hopefully, I will understand them better when I visited the site the next day.

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India: The reporting begins

Sonali Kudva, Pulitzer Student Fellow

After speaking with and trying to arrange a meeting with Mr. Gogre, Chief Engineer in charge of the Nira-Deoghar for the last two days, I finally met him today. The venue wasn't ideal but Mr Gogre asked to meet close to his house. So Chaturshringi temple it was.

We met at the juice bar at the base of the hill and sat down. I took out my notepad to write my notes down as he wrote and I filmed. However, he took custody of my notebook and pen himself and illustrated his points for me on them.

Desertification: On the Trail of Abandoned Cities

There are some places in the world where you don't want to get a flat tire: a 2 1/2-hour drive on dirt tracks into the middle of the desert, with no cell phone coverage and no hint of civilization, is one of them. So when we got our second flat tire, we started to worry a little. We were suddenly a wheel short and a long way from help.

From the Himalayan Hot Zone

Imagine a collaboration between Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, China, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal and Afghanistan. It sounds nearly impossible, but they all seek help to solve a common problem: The Himalayas are changing and everyone fears the consequences.

Iran: Roxana Saberi and the politics of understanding

American-Iranian journalist Roxana Saberi was held in detention in an Iranian prison for nearly three months under charges of spying for the United States. She was sentenced to eight years in prison by Iran's Revolutionary Court, but on May 10th an appeals court suspended the sentence and she has recently returned home to the U.S.

Her story provides a dramatic example of the potential consequences of reporting in a society weary of a U.S. perspective, and perhaps, of the consequences of our own misunderstanding of, and mis-reporting on, Iran.