The Netherlands is a major international arms dealer. The export value since 2004 adds up to almost 15 billion euros. This business is great for the national economy, but it also creates risks. To asses these risks we started a collaboration with Bellingcat and the data-journalism team of KRO-NCRV: a track & trace of the Dutch arms.
Water scarcity is increasingly fueling conflict in the Middle East. Khuzestan, in the southwest of Iran, is a compelling example. The province literally dried up. One of the main reasons are the dams build by Turkey, but even more so the dams build by Iran itself.
The Rumi Remedy goes to Afghanistan, where the poet was born in 1207 and remains immensely popular ever since. Compelling personal stories shed an unexpected light on this troubled region. Just like Rumi, young people are now fleeing their homes in Afghanistan to Turkey.