human trafficking

fishy industry

Turns Out Most of the Tuna Caught in Southeast Asia Comes With Some Pretty Messed Up Baggage

Some of the world's top tuna exporters are in Southeast Asia, where standard, and labor practices, are horrific.
Alia Marsha
12.5.18
Culture

The Exploited Kids Selling Roses to Tourists on Bangkok's Khaosan Road

They're forced to work long hours and beaten if they don't bring in enough money for their bosses.
Sally Mairs
11.18.18
asia & pacific

Is the United Nations Failing the Rohingya?

In the final part of our three-part series, VICE News correspondent Danny Gold reveals leaked internal UN documents that suggest an effort to keep concerns about the Rohingya quiet.
VICE News
10.31.18
Trafficking

China's Gender Imbalance Is Fueling a Market for Kidnapped Indonesian Brides

How can sixteen women just disappear?
Yvette Tanamal
9.27.18
JUSTICE

How a Sex Trafficked Teen Was Sentenced to Life for Killing a Man Who Bought Her

This week, celebrities like Rihanna, TI, and Kim Kardashian have posted about how the system has treated Brown unfairly, and a petition calling for her a pardon has garnered more than 200,000 signatures.
Kimberly Lawson
11.24.17
taken

Model Says She Was Kidnapped, Auctioned as Sex Slave on Dark Web

Twenty-year-old British model Chloe Ayling went to Italy for a photo shoot. When she arrived, she was reportedly drugged, put in a duffle bag, and set for sale online.
Diana Tourjée
8.11.17
VICE News

Trump Will Name China One of the World's Worst Human Traffickers

Analysts warn the decision risks politicizing the report instead of encouraging action and will only “enrage Beijing.”
David Gilbert
6.28.17
the Philippines

Modern-Day Slaves: Filipina Labor Trafficking Survivors Tell Their Own Stories

"My Family's Slave," a controversial personal essay published in The Atlantic last week, brought the oft-ignored issue of domestic labor trafficking to national attention.
Lena Solow
5.29.17
VICE News

Left For Dead: Myanmar’s Muslim Minority (Full Length)

VICE News traveled to Myanmar to investigate the violence and discrimination faced by the country's Muslim minority.
VICE News
11.11.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Troubles Not Over for Myanmar Fishermen Saved From Slavery in Indonesia

More than 600 Myanmar fishermen were saved from slavery aboard fishing boats moored in Eastern Indonesia more than a year ago. None have received compensation from the government.
VICE Staff
10.24.16