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Inclusive Education Reform Presents a Litmus Test for the Czech Republic

November 13, 2017Ostalinda Maya Ovalle, Štěpán Drahokoupil
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Is Judicial Independence Finally Coming to Kyrgyzstan?

November 16, 2017Shamil Ibragimov, Joshua Russell
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After the Storm: Building a Better Houston

November 3, 2017John Henneberger

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The Investigative Journalism Collaboration That Produced the Panama Papers

April 8, 2016 | Maria Teresa Ronderos, Algirdas Lipstas

The bombshell reports detailing how offshore companies enable financial secrecy were made possible by a global effort of hundreds of journalists working in tandem.

In the EU, Media Portrayals of Ukraine Reveal Europe’s Own Self-Interests

April 1, 2016 | Graham Lee

Depictions of the crisis are often shaped by attitudes that have little to do with Ukraine itself.

Journalists in Pakistan Unite to Fight Violence Against Media

March 24, 2016 | Owais Aslam Ali

In a country where violence against media is common, an initiative is creating a united front—and a sense that an attack on one media outlet is an attack on them all.

Filmmakers in Syria Humanize a Conflict Overwhelmed by Media Images

March 16, 2016 | Ali Atassi

To counterbalance endless images of violence and rubble, a group in Syria is training filmmakers to excavate personal stories from the conflict.

The Struggle of Displaced Journalists in Ukraine

February 22, 2016 | Ilona Sabera

The conflict in Ukraine has forced many journalists to relocate, but their work has only become more vital.

The Hashtag That Stymied Corruption in Kyrgyzstan

January 28, 2016 | Shamil Ibragimov

By making information about public spending visible, watchdogs are shaming away government waste.

Two Milestones Put Romani Cultural Discourse in the Hands of Roma Themselves

January 15, 2016 | Cayetano Fernandez

For too long, Romani studies have been dictated by non-Roma “experts.” In 2015, a pair of breakthrough achievements shifted that paradigm dramatically.

Afghan Photo Exhibit Seeks to Redefine Peace

December 22, 2015 | Wahida Paikan

Over a hundred photos taken by Afghan photographers convey the message that ending war in the country cannot come at any price.

Can a Team of Independent Journalists Help Prevent ISIS Recruitment in Georgia?

December 15, 2015 | Anuka Toklikishvili

In a region targeted by ISIS for young recruits, local journalists are exposing the terror group’s shadowy network, one case at a time.

In Azerbaijan, It’s the Media Who Pay the Price

December 4, 2015 | Emin Milli

In a nation where reporters face sometimes deadly risks, an exiled journalist believes even one independent media outlet can spark lasting change.

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