Investigating the vicious cycle of natural resources, conflict and violence in the DRC. As chaos has broken out again in Congo, refugees are flooding into neighboring Uganda - the same country that is also the destination for a large brunt of the gold that is illegally being mined in the northeast of DRC.
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.
It might take years before we can fully assess the impact of the international intervention in Afghanistan. Some stories will only surface years after. Some consequences or perspectives will only materialize over years. And therefore we think it's important to continue to investigate leads we came across. Some are further researched at the moment, and it will probably lead to new stories soon.