asylum seekers

Trump immigration

How Trump Is Winning His War on Asylum Seekers

“We have sent asylum seekers back to Mexico, and said ‘hope you don’t die. Bye, bye’”
Emily Green
9.11.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Asylum Seeker Who Set Fire to Himself on Manus Island Will Be Charged with Attempted Suicide

The 30-year-old man is also facing charges of arson, which could see him going to prison for life.
Gavin Butler
6.26.19
immigration

Trump Could Technically Close the Border. Here’s Why.

Trump could, in theory, close the border, especially for reasons of national security, according to experts.
Alex Lubben
Paul Vale
12.30.18
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
11.25.18
Photography

Nightmarish Photos of Nauru's Tropical Prison

Welcome to an island of abandoned mines, carcinogenic dust, and discarded human beings.
Lachie Hinton
11.19.18
Australia Today

Protestors Want Qantas and Virgin Airlines To Stop Deporting Asylum Seekers

Protests are taking place outside corporate offices today.
Mahmood Fazal
8.9.18
Syria

Seven Years of Syria

VICE travelled to the Syria-Lebanon border to meet teen refugees whose youth has been destroyed by war.
Maddison Connaughton
4.13.18
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
12.12.17
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
11.27.17
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
11.24.17
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
11.22.17
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
11.16.17
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