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Arab journalists from across the Middle East are learning to serve their societies through the use of digital media. (Photo by Frank Folwell)

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Sherry Ricchiardi participating in ICFJ’s “boot camp” in Jordan, “Building a Digital Gateway to Better Lives.”

This program combines online training with an in-person digital bootcamp to equip journalists to report on public service issues. Here, participants reflect on the skills they learned at the recent boot camp held in Amman, Jordan.

This program combines online training with an in-person digital bootcamp to equip journalists to report on public service issues. Here, participants reflect on the skills they learned at the recent boot camp held in Amman, Jordan.

Founding member of the International Association of Religion Journalists Rachel Kohn talks about the importance of connecting journalists across borders.

Founding member of the International Association of Religion Journalists (IARJ) Indeewari Dona of Sri Lanka's ART Television talks about the role religion has played in her country's conflicts and how quality religion reporting can help ease tensions.

Miles de habitantes marcharon por la paz, contra la delincuencia y por una sociedad más segura en ciudad Panamá. Los caminantes recorrieron la cinta costera bajo una lluvia pertinaz, pero con ánimo, alegría y mucho deseo de participación.

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France's 'Burqa Ban,' One Year Later

Radio producer Arwa Gunja traveled to Paris as an International Reporting Fellow to examine the impact of France's "burqa ban." The law, instituted one year ago, is a restriction on Muslim women covering their faces in the traditional burqa or niqab.

Widely supported in France, the ban was meant to free women of gender enslavement and help Muslims better integrate into French society.