Iason Athanasiadis spent three weeks in Evin prison. He talks to iWitness.
An NSA report shows the Pentagon is trying to cover up more now than 20 years ago.
Lawlessness and sectarian violence quickly engulfed Iraq after the fall of Saddam, leaving women especially vulnerable. Correspondent Anna Badkhen and photojournalist Mimi Chakarova visited a secret women’s shelter in Baghdad to meet with rape victims and war widows and document their stories. CIR spoke to the reporters in their hotel room in Baghdad via Skype […]
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A multimedia story by Human Rights Watch examines how much China has changed.
After the collapse of communism in 1989, millions of former Soviet bloc residents migrated abroad, breathing life into one of the oldest criminal enterprises—the trafficking of humans into sexual slavery. Since then, thousands of Eastern European women have been sold into prostitution. Photojournalist Mimi Chakarova investigates this rarely documented journey. + View project at www.priceofsex.org. […]
Ten years after the Kosovo War, Michael Montgomery returns to the Balkans for the BBC to investigate “the other side of the war”—Serbs allegedly kidnapped and killed by ethnic Albanians. In a series of video journals for CIR, Montgomery takes viewers behind the story. Part 1: The Mystery House | Sources pinpoint a house in […]
Interview by Mark Schapiro Produced by Carrie Ching, Joe Rubin, and Andres Cediel ABOUT THE SERIES Welcome to The Investigators, an ongoing web-video series highlighting investigative reporting—as it happens—by journalists around the world. The series features interviews with journalists, who share the stories behind their groundbreaking international investigations into human rights abuses, financial corruption, political […]
Western media has been blocked from entering Gaza; Al Jazeera was already there.
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting tracks a suicide epidemic in Cuba.
The National Security Archive publishes candid Kissinger telephone transcripts.