Full story - July 17, 2019
A man gardens on a small raised bed of plants.
In 2016, thousands of FARC fighters made peace with the Colombian government and moved to "transition villages" with plans to start over. Now they're fighting for their lives in rural villages where murder rates are skyrocketing and jobs are hard to come by.
Full story - July 04, 2019
Government officials stand in a row on the street in front of bouquets of flowers.
For the last few years, French authorities have decided to double down on deradicalization efforts with strict assimilation methods and a “terrorism hotline” to report suspicious behavior — but there have been some major missteps along the way. 
Full story - June 28, 2019
Media professionals sit in control room with brightly lit screens
With a new president in power, parliamentary elections set for July and multiple, ongoing challenges to press freedom, the future of Ukraine’s public broadcaster remains unclear. 
Full story - June 28, 2019
A man is shown walking between two houses with a chain link fence on his left and a manicured stone wall on his right.
As gentrification takes hold on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques, many local residents find they're being priced out of living there.
Full story - June 27, 2019
A decapitated religious statue
From disputed burial grounds to a church attack, religious intolerance is on the rise in Yogyakarta, a region once known for its pluralism.
Full story - June 18, 2019
Young man crawls through fence with bicycle
With no rights to speak of, undocumented migrants and refugees in Italy are vulnerable to exploitation by unscrupulous "padroni" and criminal gangs, including the mafia, who controls Italy's agricultural sector.
Full story - June 17, 2019
A young man works on a screen print design
For young entrepreneurs with big dreams, a small business might not be enough to keep Ghanaians home if they are convinced of greener pastures in Frankfurt.
Full story - June 13, 2019
Four women sit crosslegged on the floor of a windowless room. Around them are suitcases and bedding. A baby is wrapped in a blanket nearby.
Recruitment agency ads perpetuate slavery-like conditions in Jordan by posting biodata of migrants seeking domestic work, revealing skin complexion, weight, height, and "price" according to country of origin. Many end up trapped in situations of abuse and exploitation.
Full story - June 07, 2019
A Yazidi man stands by a field of green on a sunny day.
Some Yazidi families are returning to their regional homeland to revitalize their fields after five years of displacement and exile when ISIS destroyed their homes and farms.
Full story - June 06, 2019
A family of men sit on a porch and cry with their heads down.
There are only eight psychiatric hospitals to serve more than 190 million citizens in Nigeria. To close the gap, nonprofits throughout the country are finding new ways to reach out to people in desperate need of care, from online Twitter therapy sessions to community outreach via motorized trikes. 

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