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A Notorious Photograph From a US Massacre in the Philippines Reveals an Ugly Truth

A Notorious Photograph From a US Massacre in the Philippines Reveals an Ugly Truth

The power of photography to depict the reality of war first emerged over a century ago. Yet despite showing with greater clarity than ever events like the slaughter at Bud Dajo by the U.S. military, it has not given us a universal language of empathy that could galvanize resistance to future crimes.

Gaza and a Changing Middle East — With Ruth Michaelson, Chloe Cornish and Tara Kangarlou

Gaza and a Changing Middle East — With Ruth Michaelson, Chloe Cornish and Tara Kangarlou

While the conflict in Gaza plays out on a tiny strip of land a fraction of the size of Los Angeles, its impact on the wider Middle East region has been huge. New Lines’ Faisal Al Yafai speaks to three correspondents covering the region to assess how the war has changed the political and economic landscape.

Al-Mutanabbi’s Status as the ‘Shakespeare of the Arabs’ Was Always Controversial

Al-Mutanabbi’s Status as the ‘Shakespeare of the Arabs’ Was Always Controversial

Though some today ask whether al-Mutanabbi, long hailed as the greatest Arab poet, truly deserves the title, they ignore the fact that his reputation was always in dispute.

Access to Abortion Is Shrinking in Romania

Access to Abortion Is Shrinking in Romania

In Romania, abortions are legal but access is shrinking. The vast majority of state hospitals don’t offer terminations, while private centers are unaffordable to most. Recent cases of women dying bring back memories of the disastrous ban under the communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu.

Burkina Faso Is the Beating Heart of African Arthouse Cinema. Can It Survive the Insurgency?

Burkina Faso Is the Beating Heart of African Arthouse Cinema. Can It Survive the Insurgency?

Burkina Faso has, for the past 50 years, been a creative hub for cinephiles and the auteurs who create some of Africa's best arthouse films. Now, as a decade-long insurgency has upended the nation and threatens to undermine its film industry, directors are confronting those challenges — logistically and thematically — in their work.