Detained Davincis: Artists in Lithuania draw attention to the plight of asylum-seekers
July 7, 2022

In May 2021, several thousand people crossed from Belarus into Lithuania, seeking asylum in the European Union. One year later, most remain in detention.

Unpaid wages, paid press conferences: How politicians manipulate the news in Cameroon
June 23, 2022

In most parts of Cameroon, the news is what the newsmaker wants it to be, and a brown envelope with cash can buy anyone exactly the news they want the public to hear.

“Mom, when are we going home?”
May 5, 2022

The Russian war displaced more than half of Ukraine’s children. Here’s a story of one.

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.

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.

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Inside a lush rainforest, a sinking construction crane makes its way through
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How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is echoing in the Amazon

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.

A tree is wracked with missiles and weapons in this illustration by Antoine Bouraly
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Syria’s Poisoned Earth

“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.

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