Insulting the royals on social media is a crime in Thailand, and opponents of the regime say the military junta is using the law to suppress the opposition.
One in 10 refugees arriving in Europe is fleeing the human rights abuses of the Eritrean regime. Working for change in Eritrea can be deadly, but that is not deterring some activists.
In Eritrea, nearly all dissent is brutally silenced. VICE News meets people who’ve fled the repressive country.
In Belarus, government forces, including the former Soviet bloc's last remaining KGB, regularly crack down on protesters and independent journalists.
VICE News visits Belarus, the last European dictatorship, where President Lukashenko’s government has engaged in a campaign of censorship to intimidate journalists and suppress independent media.
At least one woman drowned recently trying to get to Colombia to buy medication, and many others are now locked in a constant and desperate search for supplies.
VICE News heads to Pakistan to unravel the country’s underground gay scene and examine the ways in which technology is being used to achieve sexual freedom.
In 2013, Pakistan's first website targeted to the LGBTQ community launched and immediately took off. In the next several months, the government would shut it down twice as the founder endured death threats and harassment.
Coming Soon: VICE News explores the role of technology in the global fight for freedom of expression.