The lingering trauma of Hong Kong’s exiled protesters

This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. Taipei, Taiwan – The night was once Ted’s* greatest enemy. For months, after fleeing to Taiwan from the front lines of the Hong Kong protests, Ted was haunted by a recurring nightmare. He dreamed that he was trapped inside a glowing ring. Beside him, his […]

Anger, trauma over years of tensions with police in Lagos suburb

Lagos, Nigeria – It was 1pm on October 20 – just hours before the now-infamous Lekki tollgate shooting left 15 people dead – when another police shooting took place in Mushin, a bustling, lower-income neighbourhood some 20km (12.4 miles) away. That morning, protesters in Mushin had joined nationwide calls demanding an end to the rogue […]