"Our issues involving space are seen through the lens of geopolitics on the Earth. Our problems originate on Earth, not in space."
New Zealander Philip Blackwood is going to spend two and a half years behind bars because he posted a photo of the Buddha wearing headphones.
"This is a battlefield. Some fight on, some flee, some die. We are fighting for a free country. For the future."
"For every one lawyer that we lose, that's 240 Indigenous people that will miss out on representation."
We talked to Michael Minardi about his big win, the first such decision in a jury trial in the state's history.
I talked to sex workers and advocates about why an app is not the solution to their problems.
Over the past decade, Myuran Sukumaran has painted countless portraits of those around him. With he and Andrew Chan's executions possibly days away, we asked some artists to return the favour.
"Sometimes you have to say, 'I've had enough of this rubbish and I'm going to fight it.'"
Experts say a proposed bill on mandatory sentencing will target young Indigenous Australians.
The true story of a failed bomb plot, an 18-year-old informant, and a massive fuck-up by the US government.
Iggy Azalea became the butt of many jokes this week when she ranted on Twitter about a Papa John's pizza delivery guy giving out her phone number, but her pizza feud exposes serious privacy issues.
It sounds funny, but a surprising number of people are hurt by them.
A clinically dead pregnant woman is being kept on life support against the wishes of her parents to preserve the life of her unborn fetus. How many more victims is my country's antiquated abortion law going to claim?
I talked to human rights campaigners to discuss the UK's attempts to tackle homophobia around the world.
Last week a Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court declared that chimpanzees are not people, legally speaking. This does not bode well for the wider and active great ape rights movement.
If somebody doesn't step up to readjust Occupy Hong Kong's paradigm—and soon—the movement will surely flatline.
Last month, three teenagers were stopped at Umeå Airport by volunteers from the nonprofit organization SATA. The teens were allegedly on their way to Syria.
VICE News correspondent Tania Rashid traveled to Sylhet and met with both perpetrators and victims of rape, as well as local police, to find out what is driving Bangladeshi men to rape and abuse women.
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.
Married people who transition to another gender can't change the gender on their birth certificate without first getting divorced, and this draconian policy is causing all sorts of difficulties for trans individuals.
We need to raze almost every cultural belief that we have about sex, women, and rape in order to create an entirely new foundation from scratch.
The Nevada Supreme Court recently ruled that exotic dancers are full-fledged employees, not independent contractors, so they are owed at least minimum wage on top of their tips.
On Saturday Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old right-to-die advocate, ended her life as promised, after battling a terminal brain tumor.
Instead of empowering me, filing a complaint against my troubled boss made me feel powerless, like I had betrayed a kindred spirit.