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In one narrative feature, rendering the world’s worst humanitarian catastrophe on a small, personal scale, in order to make it feel relevant, tactile, and immediate to western readers. The hope was to collapse the distance and let Western readers feel what it was like to be the victim of an airstrike in Yemen, and to be a patient in hospital deprived of resources by a blockade. We wanted the crisis to feel familiar and close, rather than distant and exotic. By investigating the provenance of a bomb used and telling the story of its journey from an American assembly line to the planes above people we’d come to care about, showing readers how intertwined their own lives are with the lives of Yemenis.
Democracy Now! Special: Four Days in Occupied Western Sahara—A Rare Look Inside Africa’s Last ColonyDemocracy Now! breaks a multiyear media blockade on occupied Western Sahara imposed by the Kingdom of Morocco, documenting the brutality of an occupation inside Africa’s last colony.
A late-night Sunday tradition of cruising St. Louis highways, particularly popular among the city's African-Americans, was found to be repeatedly stymied by police, who for six years made a practice of barricading certain exits, forcing drivers into outlying areas away from the city's entertainment and business districts. The reports resulted in an end to the highway blockades.