A Uyghur man’s journey from a Chinese prison to Turkey
Turkey has long been considered a safe haven for Uyghurs. But as Turkish-Chinese relations grow stronger, many are afraid the protection they enjoy in Turkey could wane.
Tigray, Ethiopia: From conflict to humanitarian crisis
VOA traces the beginnings of the conflict that grew into a humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. In early November 2020, the federal government of Ethiopia — led by Nobel Peace Prize-winning Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed — launched a military campaign to regain control of the contested region from the Tigray People’s Liberation Front fighters. We explore the human cost of the armed clashes, which have reverberated across neighboring countries, destabilized communities, and displaced hundreds of thousands of people.
Looking for answers to the mystery of mass shooters
Who commits public mass shootings? What motivates them to kill? With the help of a landmark database, VOA examines the social, psychological, emotional and environmental factors that contributed to these rare crimes.
The Worth of a Girl: Child marriage around the world
VOA reporters around the world focused on the worth of a girl to reveal how a young bride is valued by the family she leaves behind, the one she joins, and to learn the cost to the girl herself of marrying before age 18.
Foreign wives of ISIS fighters sentenced to death in Iraq
The condemned women are among 560 foreign wives of IS fighters in Iraq. With the women in detention are 900 children. The fathers are all dead, missing or are captured accused militants.