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Kris Croonen

Stories By Kris Croonen
Project Exile: Turkey's Dündar free in exile, still threatened
By  • 10 January 2019
"For the Turkish government I am a terrorist. Everybody challenging the government is a terrorist." Can Dündar isn't easily silenced. The outspoken Turkish columnist and editor has been fired, jailed and even shot at by…
An Indian evangelist for toilet usage
By  • 18 December 2018
An Indian sociologist has made ending open defecation his life's work Try to imagine: you feel the urge to relief yourself. But instead of your normal routine, the first thing you have to do is…
A photojournalist returns to Yemen's crisis
By  • 15 November 2018
In 2012, a Minnesota-native fresh out of nursing school named Alex Kay Potter was traveling in Jordan just as the Arab Spring swept through the region. On an impulse, Potter decided to buy a ticket…
In Japan, coming to terms with dark history of eugenics
By  • 25 October 2018
In January, a Japanese woman in her sixties filed a lawsuit against the government seeking compensation of 11 million yen ($100,000) for being forcibly sterilized as a teenager under Japan's Eugenic Protection Law.  The suit,…
Justice for Myanmar's Rohingya still elusive, reporter says
By , • 4 October 2018
"They want justice, and that has never been provided for them." The wholesale flight of much of Myanmar's Rohingya minority since last year has triggered one of the largest refugee crises in Asia in decades.…
Central African journalist sees light for war-torn nation
By  • 13 September 2018
The data on the Central African Republic can be daunting. The country ranks dead last on the U.N.'s most recent Human Development Index, which assesses well-being by compiling data on health, income and education levels.…
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