The story behind Guantánamo Diary, steeped in unknowable complexity and murky details, is perhaps the perfect parable of the post-9/11 era.
Andargachew Tsege has been held in a secret prison since June, and his lawyers and family says the UK is too friendly with the Ethiopian government.
"A strong animal like an elephant could be reduced to the status of a dry fruit, completely emptied, which is an image that I carry inside forever."
They're sick of living with non-white people in the West, so they're trying to colonize Africa. Makes sense.
Kern spent six weeks in 2014 documenting the daily lives of transgender people in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, an area still prone to heteropatriarchal beliefs.
I spoke to one of the people behind a report called "The Poor Are Getting Richer and Other Dangerous Delusions" about how this week's World Economic Forum in Davos will get things wrong.
VICE News documents the final hours of the president of Burkina Faso's 27-year long reign, as a popular revolution reaches its turbulent conclusion on the streets of the capital Ouagadougou.
Due to the secrecy that surrounds FGM, the true extent of the practice in Western countries isn't known. We spoke to the director of No FGM Australia, the Human Rights Award–winning charity that works to abolish the practice.
Whenever the world goes to hell in a family-size hand basket, people act surprised that they keep getting surprised.
"My photos move between darkness and light. It's sort of a history of South Africa and a history of my state of mind."
President Museveni claimed he would gladly leave politics, but says his people don't want him to step down.
China's worldwide resources shopping spree has set its eyes on New Zealand milk, and it's making farmers very nervous.
I talked to human rights campaigners to discuss the UK's attempts to tackle homophobia around the world.
We talked to Göran Hugo Olsson, the director of the new documentary—narrated by Lauryn Hill—that brings Frantz Fanon's thinking to the big screen.
India made headlines last week for its misguided sterilization program, but it's far from the only place where a woman's ability to conceive children is interfered with by the state.
Simon Ostrovsky traveled to Somalia to learn how the militant group al Shabaab evolved from a localized threat to a regional one.
To celebrate LGBT lives, we're creating a new photo column called "Being Gay Is Beautiful in..." about how great it is to be queer in cities around the globe.
Liberia is woefully unprepared to deal with the logistics necessary to stop the spread of the disease.
"I wouldn't say I was brave. Or maybe it is bravery, but the most important thing in my mind is to look objectively at the risks and decide whether or not you think you could help."
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, Turkey shifts its position on helping Kurdish fighters get to the Syrian town of Kobane, and top drug manufacturers may collaborate to speed up production of an Ebola vacc…
You can create the most sophisticated medicines and vaccines in the universe, but none of that matters if most countries can't afford them-or even afford to train doctors in the first place.
VICE News went to a Liberian hospital that's been turned into a de facto treatment center for the disease and dropped in on Doctors Without Borders.
VICE News heads to the West Point neighborhood in Monrovia, Liberia, to learn about one of the main issues that is perpetuating the outbreak—confusion about the virus itself.
The Nairobi-based arts collective the Nest created an anthology of short films that was recently shown at the Toronto International Film Festival.