asylum seekers

Letters From Christmas Island

My Last Hours on Christmas Island

When they closed the detention centre I was on one of the last flights out. The sights and emotions I experienced will never leave me.
Leo Jai

Nightmarish Photos of Nauru's Tropical Prison

Welcome to an island of abandoned mines, carcinogenic dust, and discarded human beings.
Lachie Hinton
Australia Today

Protestors Want Qantas and Virgin Airlines To Stop Deporting Asylum Seekers

Protests are taking place outside corporate offices today.
Mahmood Fazal

Seven Years of Syria

VICE travelled to the Syria-Lebanon border to meet teen refugees whose youth has been destroyed by war.
Maddison Connaughton
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Barnaby Joyce Tells New Zealand to “Stay Away” From Manus

Our Deputy PM would really like Jacinda Ardern to back off.
Katherine Gillespie
Manus Island

Priest Chains Himself to the Gates of Kirribilli House to Protest Manus

Father Rod Bower is locked onto Malcolm Turnbull's house, calling for the PM to "close Nauru and Manus."
Maddison Connaughton
Manus Island

Footage Emerges of PNG Guards Beating Manus Detainees With Iron Bars

The video was shot yesterday, when PNG police stormed the former Australian detention centre.
Maddison Connaughton
Manus Island

Manus Blockade at Breaking Point as PNG Police Allegedly Attack Detainees

Peter Dutton has confirmed a "police operation" is underway inside the controversial detention centre.
Maddison Connaughton
Manus Island

A Leader of the Manus Island Detention Centre Blockade Speaks Out

Abdul Aziz Muhamat has been held in detention for more than four years.
Maddison Connaughton
Manus Island

Letters From the Men of Manus Island

VICE asked the men barricaded inside the detention centre: What do you want to tell the people of Australia?
As told to David Allegretti
The VICE Guide to Right Now

We Asked People on Manus Island What Is Actually Going On

"The health and safety of the refugees is going to deteriorate very quickly if this situation continues."
Maddison Connaughton

Surviving on the Streets of Jakarta As an Afghan Teen Asylum Seeker

Hazara asylum seekers are trapped in a never-ending purgatory as Western nations try to shut them out.
Claire Molloy