Narrow alleys of poor neighborhood in Pakistani city of Karachi known for drugs, children are learning about peace and tolerance from string puppets.
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Director John Singleton made the Oscar-nominated “Boyz N the Hood” and continued to probe the lives of black communities in his native Los Angeles.
As talks between Sudan’s protesters and the military make slow progress on the issue of civilian rule, one group is creating a colorful push to the process.
CRNI is saddened to report that past winner of our Courage in Editorial Cartooning Award Musa Kart is once again a prisoner in Turkey this evening.
The Organisation for refugee and displaced cartoonists has announced a new international cartooning award dedicated exclusively to promote women.
In Tribeca Film Festival, documentaries tragedy seen in first person as “The Apollo,” several films use personal video footage as portals into tragic pasts.
After the Sudanese military ousted al-Bashir as president and seized control of the country, protesters continue to demand representation and civilian rule.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s interest in studying human rights around world led to meeting with relatives of 43 students who disappeared in Mexico in 2014.
A Yemeni graffiti artist is taking her art to the streets of Sanaa to draw images of war and hunger in the conflict-torn country.
A blustering bureaucrat fills a form out with your personal details and hands you a badge declaring you an inspector qualified to police Communist-run.