War and the Resulting Collapse of Education in Yemen

By Payton Bruni   Thunderstorms and rain were a nightly occurrence around Shahed Al-Kibsi’s house. Al-Kibsi, a student living in Yemen’s capital city Sana’a, had grown accustomed to the booming Read More …

The Challenges And Hope Of World Press Freedom Day

UNESCO’s long fight for press freedom stretches from Accra to Portland, but a recent wave of anti-press attacks coming from governments has put the responsibilities and safety of reporters in Read More …

Small Town Maryland Welcomes New Mosque

The traditionally small, conservative, throughly Americana town of Princess Anne, Maryland has an intriguing new development. A mosque has been founded on mainstreet. UNESCO research fellow and Salisbury University professor Read More …

UNESCO World Press Freedom Day in Ghana

The last UNESCO World Press Freedom Day was held in Accra, Ghana. UNESCO research fellow Alec Cowan attended, reported and experienced the wide swath of stories with journalist from around Read More …

Using Art to Heal From War in Yemen

By Payton Bruni   Mohammed Murshed makes rapid strokes of his paint brush as he works in his personal studio at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon. Read More …