Outriders special projects are our trademark. Awarded many times in Poland, Europe and around the world. We don't want journalism to be boring and schematic. We are inspired by culture and art. We use various technologies and forms - VR, 360, drawings, sounds, photography, film, Augmented Reality... In order to create the best possible stories. For you.
An estimated 1,400 girls are not born every year in Armenia due to a rooted preference for male children. The son-bias combined with a lower birth rate, has led to an alarming number of sex-selective abortions. Community activities, various laws and television shows are addressing the issue - with positive results. But is the actual problem being tackled?
Over 50,000 people have been killed and thousands of buildings have collapsed in the deadliest quakes in Turkey and Syria ever recorded. We met earthquake survivors in several Turkish and Syrian cities. For some of these people it is the second or third time that they have to rebuild their lives
29.37 kilometers – at the time of writing this report, separating Kramatorsk, the temporary capital of the Donetsk Oblast, from the front line. One third of the 220,000 inhabitants remained. In the deserted city you can see mostly soldiers. They head to the front or return from it to rest for a while. The fate of Kramatorsk and eastern Ukraine depends on the outcome of fierce fighting. Military trucks and heavy equipment rush to nearby Bakhmut every day.
A photojournalist travelled more than 8,000 kilometres in Ukraine, documenting the war with his camera. This is what he found. Russia's invasion of Ukraine has sparked Europe's biggest refugee crisis since World War II. 13 million people had fled their homes in the first six months of the war. Among them, 6.7 million left Ukraine and 6.6 were internally displaced within the country, according to the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR. At least 5,600 civilians have been killed in Ukraine during that period, according to the U.N. human rights office.
In Armenia, a country of just 3 million people, where military conscription is imposed on all young men, two recent bloody conflicts have given an exorbitant percentage of war veterans among its new generation of men. Some 1,000 Armenian soldiers have been classified into various categories of disability. The invisible wound, the trauma, affects thousands of young men, no one knows exactly how many. How is Armenia healing its new generation of men?
A "One day in'' project allows you to catch glimpses of life in Krivyi Rih, Odesa, Dnipro, Zaporizhzhia and Mykolaiv. Those cities are very close to the frontline and are regularly attacked. Through VR/360 video technology, we take you to a couple of locations and allow you to experience the surroundings interactively. Through this project, we want to show the daily life of people who are still trying to make a living despite attacks. The project is done in partnership with Gazeta.pl
Over a quarter million unaccompanied children arrived in Europe to seek asylum in the last ten years, according to European Commission data. Arriving in a new country without the support of a family, how did this group of young people build a new life for themselves? This is the story of one: Sam Z.
Europe aims to say goodbye to the most polluting fossil fuel - coal. However, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the shortage of natural gas and the surge in electricity consumption after lifting the pandemic restrictions, have tempted governments to return to the mine. Explore this multimedia mine and learn how European countries are quitting coal!
We work with journalists and journalists from all over the world. With the outbreak of Russia's aggression in Ukraine, we expanded our activities. We have covered the war events continuously from the very first day. We hired an eight-person team of journalists and journalists from: Chersoń, Zaporozhye, Sum, Chernihiv, Dnipro, Poltava, Mikołajewo and Odessa. Every day we put the stories and visual reports collected by them, and after processing them together, we put them in your hands. We label them with the hashtag #eyesonukraine.
In 2020, when the protests in Belarus started, the primary form of punishment for casual demonstrators was 15-day isolation in custody. The characters of that story are people who first met in a prison cell - they were to spend there next two weeks or a month after being arrested by the police in November 2020, when regime forces began to suppress protests with greater strength.