Thousands of Afghan Refugee Families Stuck in Limbo With No Sign of Being Housed
Around 7,000 refugees are currently living in UK hotels with no idea when they will be offered a permanent solution to their status.
‘Abandoned’ Afghans Are Still Risking Their Lives to Escape the Taliban
VICE World News spoke with a former interpreter with British forces who was shot at as he tried to flee the country after putting his life in the hands of human traffickers.
The Taliban Wanted Him Dead. He Risked Everything to Escape.
UK authorities granted former translator Habibul Rahaman and his family asylum after VICE World News reported on his situation. But that was only the beginning of an arduous journey away from the Taliban, to safety.
Afghan Translator Says Hospital Trip To See Mother Will Cost Him His Life
Habibul Rahaman says he was sacked by the British army for one unsanctioned day off visiting his ill mother in hospital. Denied a visa, the Taliban are closing in. “There is nowhere left to run.”
‘The Taliban Will Kill My Family’: Translators Say the West Betrayed Them
Afghan interpreters ineligible for asylum in the UK say they fear for their lives as Taliban fighters make gains across the country.
The Fighting Has Stopped, but Gaza's Health System Is Still on the Verge of Collapse
Israeli airstrikes over the last 11 days have caused considerable damage to Gaza’s already precarious medical infrastructure, doctors tell VICE World News.
This Palestinian Writer Is Going Viral For Challenging US Coverage of Israel-Palestine
Mohammed el–Kurd has shot to prominence, amassing over 300,000 followers on social media in the process, as his family faces eviction in occupied East Jerusalem.
The First Palestinian Elections in 15 Years Have Been Delayed
The delay comes amid a crackdown on candidates and activists by Israeli authorities and a disagreement over whether eligible voters in East Jerusalem would be allowed to cast their ballots.
'It's Terrifying': Israel's Elections Were a Disaster for the Left
Israel's parliament is now made up almost exclusively of right-wing and far-right parties.
These Women Would Like to Go Outside Without Needing a Man's Permission
Ahead of the first elections in the Gaza Strip in 15 years, Hamas is working to curtail women’s rights.
‘Most Important Ballot of My Lifetime’: Palestinians on First Vote in Fifteen Years
It’s hoped that Palestinians living in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza will all be able to vote, but doubts remain whether any result can end years of disunity.