Photo Essay

Photo Essay / Asia

Stepping into South East Asia’s Most Conspicuous Criminal Enclave

Illegal activity is flourishing in the Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone, a riverside area in Laos run by a crime boss. Our team visited in 2023, capturing what they saw in this photo essay.

Fenced In: Stabilising the Georgia-South Ossetia Separation Line

Russia’s war on Ukraine has all but stopped Moscow’s efforts to fence off the line that separates breakaway South Ossetia from Georgia proper. Conflict parties should use this lull to ease the suffering this decade-long process has inflicted on people living on both sides.

Picturing the Humanitarian Response in Western Ukraine

War has displaced more than six million people inside Ukraine, in addition to the refugees who have fled across borders. More action is needed, not just to meet their basic needs, but also to develop a long-term humanitarian assistance strategy.

Photo Essay / Africa

Drought, Violence and Politics: Inside Laikipia’s Cattle War

A historic drought in Kenya is coinciding with a hotly contested election. Nerves in central and northern Kenya are fraying, as climate stresses intensify intercommunal conflict and amplify electoral tensions.

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