Osmanee Offre

The World

Omanee Offre is an Emma Bowen Fellow. She is currently a student at New York University studying media, culture, and communication. She previously worked with NOVA at WGBH. 


Singapore will no longer rank children based on exams

The Singaporean government said incoming fifth and sixth graders won’t be ranked based on test scores anymore after reports of suicide and overwhelming stress

A man speaks into microphones

Maduro regime kills, tortures, with ‘minimal consequences,’ says opposition lawmaker

Protesters hold umbrellas in thick tear gas.

Tear gas has been banned in warfare. Why do police still use it?

Conflict & Justice
Protesters hold signs and yell during a protest.

The Philippines identified as the deadliest country for environmental activists

An asteroid breaking into little pieces in space.

A large asteroid just ‘snuck up on us.’ Why wasn’t it detected sooner?

Women stand together and hold sings in Spanish in a city.

Photos: The women of Argentina’s abortion debate

Lifestyle & Belief

An attempt to legalize abortion in Argentina failed last year, but the debate is far from over.

Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is seen in an undated photograph.

Aid worker jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike, husband joins from UK


Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested and accused of espionage while visiting her parents in Iran in 2016. To protest her imprisonment, she and her husband are conducting a joint hunger strike from her prison in Iran and from outside the Iranian Embassy in the UK.