How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is echoing in the Amazon
April 26, 2022

Anthropologist Eduardo Viveiros has asserted a very striking phrase: “The indigenous people are specialists in the end of the world, since theirs ended in 1500,” referring to the year the Portuguese landed in Brazil.

Erasing the record: Journalists and activists face a new normal of intimidation and censorship in Kashmir
April 21, 2022

“My mother informed me a few weeks ago that some army officials were looking for me and I needed to visit some camp. When I heard that I started shivering.

“Stop stealing from us”: Albanians take to the streets to protest skyrocketing gas prices
April 19, 2022

“The president of Ukraine gives his people hope, ours says ‘grit your teeth to endure the crisis,’” said one protest organizer.

Call for Applications: The Sinking Cities Project
March 29, 2022

Join our mission! International newsroom Unbias the News will connect, train, and publish local journalists

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Syria’s Poisoned Earth
March 23, 2022

“I heard the noise of a scouting plane… It was so close. I knew it was going to fall down, but I did not imagine it would crash into my farmland,” says Amin*, who rushed at the time to see the flames devouring his land.

Weighing Words: Fixing Macedonian Media Coverage of Gender-Based Violence
March 21, 2022

Media in North Macedonia still have a tendency to sensationalise coverage of gender-based violence and point the finger of blame at the victim, but activists and experts believe this can change.

Staying Behind: Out of cities and work, India’s women migrant workers struggle to rebuild their lives
March 10, 2022

Join our mission! India's Covid-19 lockdown sent millions of internal migrants back to their homes

Breaking their chains: How a family escaped bonded labour in a granite quarry in rural Karnataka
February 16, 2022

Extracting granite from mines in Karnataka is back-breaking labor that produces breathtaking wealth. But some of the laborers who do this work allege caste violence, bonded servitude and even sexual abuse at the hands of their bosses. One family tells their story.

How the urban poor are fighting for their homes on Lagos’ waterfront
February 11, 2022

Nigeria’s smallest yet most populous state continues to destroy informal settlements in defiance of the courts.

Why we are launching the Sinking Cities Project
January 20, 2022

Unbias the News will connect, train, and publish local journalists covering how rising sea levels and coastal flooding caused by climate change threaten cities.

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Press Freedom and the Indian Judiciary

While press freedom faces grave threats in India, the judiciary has pulled through to protect the constitution in even the toughest of times, argues Ankita Anand.

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The Climate disaster trauma within us

Behind the scenes of our latest story: Editor Zahra Salah Uddin asks what the emotional impact of climate change and climate disaster will be.

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Ways of Seeing

Behind the scenes of our latest story: who suffers when surveillance technology is unleashed on a diverse population?

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Across borders, without wages

Behind the scenes of “Exploitation Across Borders”, our new story following Indian laborers fighting for their wages in Serbia.

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Going beyond the “single story”

What comes to mind when you think of your country? Behind the scenes of our latest story,”Mind the Gaze.”

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A woman who breaks all stereotypes

Behind the scenes of “I wouldn’t take no for an answer”, the story of a woman fighting for women escaping abuse in rural India.

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When do we pause to consider consent?

Our editor Ankita Anand goes behind the scenes of our latest story, “When Help Hurts,” which asks whether people with disabilities have an equal right to consent.

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