In the Amazon rainforest, historic levels of deforestation and fire have prompted global outcry. But what’s driving the devastation?
The Mexican city of Matamoros has become a forced shelter for thousands of immigrants who wait more than a month for a meeting to ask for asylum in the United States.
Sarah Shourd’s play, based on her 3-year investigation into the horrors of solitary confinement, is a piece of transformational theater that asks us to re-examine long-held notions of punishment as it reveals the tragic—and sometimes painfully comic and absurd—realities that dictate life “inside the box.”
Cubans make up the largest number of migrants in Mexico trying to obtain asylum in the United States. But policy changes in the Obama and Trump administrations have made it harder for Cubans fleeing the island.
In the fourth part of the series, Zahra Ahmad pays her respects at her grandfather's grave and visits the tomb of Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib.
In the third part of the series, Zahra Ahmad visits the ruins of ancient Babylon—and an abandoned castle that once belonged to Saddam Hussein.
In the second part of the series, Zahra Ahmad looks at what it means to be a woman in Iraq.
An Iraqi-American woman’s story of revolution, refuge, and return.
Migrants are being bused to Monterrey and Chiapas under an ever-changing and often brutal “remain in Mexico” program carried out in a partnership between Mexico and the Trump Administration.
A vast plot of corruption in Honduras involves embezzlement of public funds and is linked to dozens of nonprofit organizations and at least 176 politicians.
Amy Nye reports on the need for education, sensitization, and prevention programs that educate people in Senegal on the dangers of diabetes and how to avoid it.
A pilot project in Alleppey, Kerala, India, is bringing waste management to the people, and it’s making lives better.
Photographer and filmmaker Sean Gallagher reports from Beijing on the growing trend of exotic pet ownership in China.
Grantee Ricardo Martínez spent two weeks at 4,300 meters near Cerro de Pasco, Peru. There, almost 100,000 people have to endure heavy metal pollution every day as it leeches into a 936km2 watershed—and many kids are dying.
Can trials of ISIS suspects bring about closure? Simona Foltyn travels to Baghdad to report on the justice process for alleged ISIS members.
Journalist Siddharthya Roy documents the many threads of political turmoil and violent crisis that have gripped Bangladesh.
Anita Hofschneider reports on sexual abuse in Guam's Catholic church.
In rural Kentucky, Hands Across the Hills works to mend the political divide between Americans as the group tries to find common ground.
Tom Gardner discusses his reporting as he follows the railway from Addis Ababa to the Djibouti coast examining efforts of the Ethiopian government to use grand infrastructure to develop a poor region.
Journalist Timothy McLaughlin reports on domestic developments in Myanmar surrounding the Rakhine crisis as well as the case of two Reuters journalists currently on trial for their reporting.
Inter(Nation)al is a pilot podcast and radio project that shows the hidden history behind current events through the lens of treaties signed between the U.S. Government and Native Nations.
What is the legacy of deportations in El Salvador? Jonathan Blitzer covers the issue in a series of stories for The New Yorker Magazine.
Journalists Dene-Hern Chen and Taylor Weidman look into the rising sea levels and the returning number of fish in the Aral Sea, providing a better economy for fishermen in Kazakhstan.
Sara Reardon, Adam Levy, and Greg Kendall-Ball take you behind the challenges Colombia faces as it reintegrates tens of thousands of people back into society following the 2016 peace treaty.
Jon and Kem Sawyer discuss the origins and evolution of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
Hear from journalists, academic experts on religion's unlikely role in meeting environmental challenges in China.
A panel discussion on U.S. drug policy with Hamilton Morris, Kathleen Frydl, and César Gaviria, the former president of Colombia. Sponsored by the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, and n+1.
Students from Philadelphia explore identity at the Scribe/Pulitzer Center Youth Media Workshop: One student remarks, "When making a documentary you have to be open-minded."
We can now envision a post-AIDS world, but marginalized communities are still being left behind. In the global fight against AIDS, business as usual will not end the epidemic.
Challenge grant would support additional aerial photography and reporting on the Alberta oil sands project.
Sean Gallagher's short documentary chosen from more than 10,000 entries focused on environmental photography and film.
Two Pulitzer Center grantees were mugged by Russian soldiers and masked thugs while reporting in Crimea.
William J. Dobson reviews Marvin Kalb's newest book "The Road to War."
Senior advisor Marvin Kalb speaks at Politics and Prose about his new book, "The Road to War." Watch excerpts here.
In Malaysia British filmmaker Callum Macrae's four-year fight for accountability on alleged Sri Lanka war crimes raises a new issue: the public's right to see a controversial film.
Richard Mosse's Infra series continued with The Enclave at this year's 55th Venice Bienniale.