Ali Rogin is a foreign affairs producer at the PBS NewsHour.
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World Aug 07Behind the #ChallengeAccepted campaign, rising Turkish femicides and hostility toward a womens’ rights treaty
There are several theories for how this latest selfie meme began, but many users have traced the viral moment back to a campaign combating violence against women in Turkey.
Nation Jul 13Voices of service members who experienced abuse in the ranks
The disappearance and murder of Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen has sparked an outpouring of stories from other service members. Mostly female, they say that they also suffered sexual harassment and abuse in the ranks, but felt that the military’s reporting…
Nation Jul 13Murder of Vanessa Guillen puts spotlight on abuse in the U.S. military
In light of the disappearance and murder of Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen, new attention is focused on the problem of sexual harassment and abuse in the U.S. military. How does a military chain of command handle such complaints? Retired Lt.
Nation Jul 13Vanessa Guillen’s murder prompts veterans to come forward with their stories of sexual assault and abuse
Hundreds of mostly female veterans to speak out on social media, using the hashtag #IAMVANESSAGUILLEN, to share their stories -- many for the first time -- after Guillen’s remains were found more than two months after she went missing.
World Jun 29Japan helps 5 South Sudanese runners keep their Olympic dreams alive
The young African nation of South Sudan is facing two growing challenges: the coronavirus pandemic and ethnic violence. The dual threats mean little time or investment is left for athletes looking to compete in the Olympics -- so Japan, the…
Nation Jun 25‘We have been through this before.’ Why anti-Asian hate crimes are rising amid coronavirus
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights said last month it was concerned about how the pandemic was contributing to anti-Asian racism, noting in a list of recommendations for federal agencies that this kind of discrimination can not only lead to…
Nation Jun 12Is this the end for public monuments to the Confederacy?
More than 150 years after the Civil War, monuments, schools and roads across the country still bear the names of Confederate leaders. But amidst recent protests demanding racial equality, there is a renewed push to take down the monuments and…
World May 13An exclusive interview with family of American contractor held hostage in Afghanistan
Relatives of Mark Frerichs, an American being held hostage in Afghanistan, are urging the Trump administration to pause negotiations over ending the nearly two-decade-long conflict with the Taliban until Frerichs is released.
World May 06In Libya and Yemen war zones, COVID-19 adds a 2nd front
In Yemen, Houthi rebels have been battling a government in exile, backed by the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, for years. The fighting has resulted in a catastrophic humanitarian crisis that the coronavirus pandemic is making even more grim. Meanwhile, similar…
World Mar 24Italian doctors urge the U.S. to learn from their country’s mistakes
With close to 7,000 deaths, Italy is the country hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic so far. Its health care system, one of Europe’s best, is mustering all its resources to respond to the flood of patients infected with COVID-19.