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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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What’s in Your Drinking Water? Too Many People Still Don’t Know

October 2, 2017 | Elizabeth Moses

This year’s International Right to Know Day was a reminder that despite the progress that’s been made, far too many people still don’t know the basic information they need to keep themselves and their loved ones healthy.

Nepali and Colombian Journalists Join Forces to Protect Their Peers

November 21, 2016 | Ujir Magar

Colombia has made strides in protecting journalists from physical attacks. Now, a group of Nepali journalists is working to apply some of these methods in a different context.

Keeping the Internet Open for All in Pakistan

November 17, 2016 | Samina Naz

Internet censorship in Pakistan is reaching new heights, threatening freedom of expression and the right to privacy.

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.

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.

Rethinking the Debate Around Censorship in Pakistan

July 22, 2015 | Samina Naz

In a country where freedom of expression is sometimes criticized as a “Western construct,” one coalition is fighting to loosen Pakistan’s strict censorship laws.

Can Malaysia’s Leading Independent News Site Survive a Censorship Law?

June 10, 2015 | Shuwei Fang

Against the odds, the Malaysiakini group has managed to turn a profit while maintaining its independent voice, but a crackdown on press freedoms threatens its success.

As Nepal Reels, a Radio Station Offers a Steady Voice

May 1, 2015 | Gopal Guragain

For Nepalese migrant workers unable to return home to search for family, the Ujyaalo radio network has become a reliable link to the tragedy.

The Tricky Practice—and Vast Potential—of Public Polling in Burma

April 15, 2015 | Kathy Frankovic

A new study shows that even in a society where freedom of expression is restricted, pollsters can learn a lot about what people want from their government.

The Transformative Power of Photography and Collaboration

October 28, 2014 | Anna Overstrom-Coleman

Recipients of the 2014 Audience Engagement Grants cover a range of places, populations, and ways to merge activism with documentary art.

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