‘They Are Manufacturing Foreigners’
How India disenfranchises Muslims.
How India disenfranchises Muslims.
In the bloody civil war, Khaled al-Halabi switched sides. But what country does he really serve?
In the countryside, the endless killing of civilians turned women against the occupiers who claimed to be helping them.
A man is presumed murdered. In this town of 12, everyone is a possible suspect.
“The cowboy hats, target practice, and barbecue brisket were just a bonus. They were really there for the deregulated electrical grid.”
It seemed like an easy crime to stop: protected Indonesian rainforest, cut for coffee farms. But a globalized economy can undermine even the best-laid plans.
“The remains of a sunken village nearby make me realize that the process is inexorable. Of this seventy-five-house village, there is almost nothing left.”
In Taipei, young people like Nancy Tao Chen Ying watched as the Hong Kong protests were brutally extinguished. Now they wonder what’s in their future.
Qaddafi’s son is alive. And he wants to take Libya back.
China is neither a Marxist fundamentalist regime nor a universally-surveilled open-air prison, in which one is free to do nothing but worship the party and carry out its edicts. That is however the impression created by quite a bit of the media. I think that’s not the fault of individual journalists, instead more structural explanations are at work. News bureaus are highly concentrated in Beijing, due in part to natural corporate consolidation, but mostly because the government maintains a strict cap on foreign journalist visas. As a result, the bulk of journalists are based in the part of China that has the most politics and the least sense of growth. Everything here is doom and gloom, a fact well conveyed to the outside world.
An Australian slaughterhouse dispute shone a light on a system designed to exploit migrant workers’ hopes and ambitions.
The U.S. military openly admitted to killing Somali civilians but won’t return their emails or issue reparations.
How a baby-faced CEO turned a Farmville clone into a massive Ponzi scheme.
Wih Alexey Navalny in prison, one of his closest aides is carrying on the lonely work of the opposition.
A nation’s uncertain future.
A celebrated Uyghur writer gives a first-person account of the genocide in Xinjiang.
In 2003, the destruction of one particular statue in Baghdad made worldwide headlines and came to be a symbol of western victory in Iraq. But there was so much more to it—or rather, so much less.
After the election of Narendra Modi in 2014, Muslim journalists covering Hindu extremism noticed a change. The masks came off; the facade of courtesy, once flimsy, crumbled altogether.
Authorities say Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, perfected a simple internet scam and laundered millions of dollars. His past says a lot about digital swagger, and the kinds of stories that get told online.
How North Korea almost pulled off a billion-dollar hack.
He helped build Jewish American support for Israel. What’s his legacy now?
How a 15-month-old was found dead in the sea in Norway.
Flordelis became famous as a gospel singer, a pastor, and a politician. Then her husband was killed.
The theft of a deeply personal painting by René Magritte from a Belgian museum was a national tragedy. Now, an investigation points to a tragedy greater still.
During the second world war, Chinese merchant seamen helped keep Britain fed, fueled and safe – and many gave their lives doing so. But from late 1945, hundreds of them who had settled in Liverpool suddenly disappeared. Now their children are piecing together the truth