DPIJI Stories

 
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Persecuted in Pakistan
by Taha Anis, May/June 2018

Forbidden from calling themselves Muslims, targeted by religious extremists, Ahmadis still cling to the country they helped establish.

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Strangers in Their Own Land
by May Jeong, September/October 2017

Instead of the peace expected from the end of the long civil war between Tamil and Buddhists, Buddhist nationalists turned on their Muslim neighbors.

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Shadows in the Golden Land
by Cameron Conaway, September/October 2016

The story of the Rohingya Muslims—considered by some the most persecuted minority in the world—who are confined to camps in Myanmar.

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Birthright Denied
by Jacob Kushner, September/October 2015

Reporting on the Dominican Republic’s efforts to take away citizenship from tens of thousands of Haitians who were born in the country.

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A House Divided
by Eve Fairbanks, May/June 2013

A story about the integration and subsequent re-segregation of the dorms at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein and how racial attitudes changed on both sides as they did; the story was nominated for the Livingston Award.

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The New Normal
by Brian Schaefer, September/October 2012

An exploration of the roots of prejudice against homosexuals in Judaism and gay life in Israel and the military’s role in reversing it; the story was nominated for the Livingston Award.