iran

agenda

On its Last Legs | Otherworldly Photos of a Dying Lake in Iran

Lake Urmia was once the largest salt lake in the Middle East, but now it is set to vanish altogether
Ebrahim Noroozi
3.14.19
Photos

Photographing the Grim Spectacle of Public Executions in Iran

WARNING: Some people may find these images disturbing
Ebrahim Noroozi
2.20.19
Photography

This Photo Series Tells a Tender Story of Modern Life In Iran

Sarah Pannell's debut book 'Tabriz to Shiraz' challenges preconceived notions of life in Iran.
Sarah Buckley
2.5.19
Canada-China

China Sentences Canadian Man to Death for Drug Smuggling

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused Beijing of "arbitrarily" applying the death penalty amid an escalating rift over the arrest of a Huawei executive.
Tamara Khandaker
1.15.19
RACISM

Immigrants in New Zealand Tell Us the Worst Casual Racism They've Encountered

“Oh, so like do you guys like still have slaves in Egypt? Do you have your own slave?”
Zahra Shahtahmasebi
11.22.18
world cup 2018

Iranian Women Fight for Right to be Soccer Fans at the World Cup

A group of nine fans have travelled to the World Cup to protest against the rules banning women from stadiums back home during each of Iran’s matches.
David Cox
6.26.18
Features

Rap is Banned in Iran, But the Underground Scene is Flourishing

"We have so many forbidden things in Iran, but does that prevent us from doing them? If forbidden rap can tell good stories, go ahead and forbid it! The ban only means it's an opportunity."
Quentin Müller
5.7.18
Life

These Games and Installations Transport You to War Zones

iNK Stories uses video games and immersive representation to provoke questions about ethical responsibility in real life and real time.
Jazia Hammoudi
2.20.18
iran

This App Is Helping Iranians Beat Tehran’s Internet Censorship

Psiphon, a Toronto-born app, has seen a 1,650 percent increase in downloads.
Justin Ling
1.10.18
iran

Why Iran’s government Is Cracking Down on Instagram and Telegram

Telegram was one of the most-popular social media apps in the country.
VICE News
1.4.18
Iran protests

Iran Is Blocking the Internet to Shut Down Protests

Reports say mobile services like Telegram have been shut down as protests continue across the country.
Ankita Rao
1.2.18
Evening Bulletin

Stranded Sperm Whales, Famine in Yemen, and Visa Overstay Crackdown: The VICE Evening Bulletin

All you need to read about the world before you go to sleep.
VICE Staff
11.14.17
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