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Rayna Sims

Stories By Rayna Sims
Project Exile: Corruption report sends Maldives' journalist into flight
By  • 9 January 2018
"If I were to go back and continue doing the same job, it’s just a matter of time before I’m picked up again." For many tourists, the Maldives is a resort destination with straw-thatched luxury…
An American in Seoul helps North Korean refugees
By  • 6 January 2018
Casey Lartigue Jr. took an unusual path to helping run an organization that aids North Korean refugees. After a stint teaching English in South Korea in the 1990s, the Texas native and Harvard grad went…
Photographer spotlights India's air pollution
By  • 7 December 2017
"We all breathe the same air." Melanie Dornier was once a social worker in the United Kingdom and her native France, where she did work like helping refugees navigate the job search process. Then an…
Drawing Japan's politics, from Seattle
By  • 26 October 2017
Roger Dahl, an unlikely Japanese political cartoonist When Roger Dahl moved to Japan in 1989, he was like hundreds of other recent college grads - looking for adventure and funding it by teaching English. [caption…
Islamic dress debate provides fodder for artists
By  • 28 September 2017
In 2011, France became the first European Union country to ban women in public from wearing veils that cover their faces. But the debate over Islamic dress in Europe didn't stop there. Since then a…
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