Here’s Why Sikh and Hindu Minorities are Leaving Afghanistan
There were around 200,000 Sikhs in Afghanistan before the start of the conflict in 1979
The Trump Administration Just Made It Harder for Migrants Fleeing Gang Violence to Stay in the U.S.
New guidance, based on a ruling by Attorney General William Barr, says someone facing persecution because of family ties has to prove they’re from a well-known family.
China Rejects Same-Sex Marriage, Says Only Heterosexual Unions ‘Suit Country’s Condition’
Homosexuality is not a crime in the country but conversion therapy and persecution are rampant.
Indian 'Cult' Blames Climate Change on Capitalists and Jains, Gains Thousands of Followers
“All the deaths [of nature and humans] happening around us are because of the evildoing of these kinds of people.”
A "Witch" Tells Us How Her Cat’s Poop Changed Her Whole Life
Whenever a man or cow dies in her village, or a priest accidentally burns his hair, it is pinned on Hira.
When Crops Fail or People Die of Diarrhoea, It’s Easy to Blame It All on A Witch
Why women are still convenient targets for witch-hunters in north east India.
Egypt Launches Brutal LGBTQ Crackdown After People Waved Pride Flags at Gig
Egypt has arrested 33 people and subjected at least five to forced anal examinations, human rights organizations say.
The World Is Still Silent on Chechnya's LGBT Crackdown
Activists say the "purge" has resumed, but not enough questions are being asked of Putin.
Deep in Hiding (Extra Scene from 'Leaving Islam')
In this extra scene from 'Leaving Islam,' VICE News meets a young British woman who is deep in hiding and fearing for her life after her family kidnapped and beat her for becoming an ex-Muslim.
Living in Fear (Excerpt From 'Leaving Islam')
In this excerpt from "Leaving Islam," VICE News meets a former Muslim who fears that her family members could kill her if they found out about her atheism.