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In the Crosshairs, Syria’s Doctors Are Still Saving Lives—and Bearing Witness

April 18, 2017 Donna McKay

Chemical agents and attacks on hospitals have become horrific weapons of war in the ongoing conflict. But doctors are being trained to document atrocities like these—so that war criminals can one day be held to account.

Palestine’s First “Civil” Media Organization Is a Breakthrough for Independent Journalism

March 6, 2017 Muamar Orabi

Wattan, a news outlet that is neither privately owned nor government run, is elevating Palestine’s media landscape.

A Flourishing in the Deserts of Afghanistan. But for How Long?

February 21, 2017 David Mansfield

A photo exhibition looks at the human stories driving a tenuous environmental revolution in Afghanistan.