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News of Zealand

News of Zealand: an Ambitious Plan to Kill All Introduced Pests and Australia Now Locking Up More Kiwis Than Anyone Else

It's everything you need to know in NZ on a Monday.
VICE Staff
8.1.16
News

Who Knows What to Believe About Last Night’s 'A Current Affair' on Nauru

Last night's show marked the first time an Australian television crew had been allowed to film inside the detention centre.
Katherine Gillespie
6.21.16
News

We Asked a Manus Island Detainee Where They Will Go Now

VICE's sources inside the PNG detention centre know it's been ruled illegal, but they aren't getting any answers about where they are headed next
Chris Shearer
4.28.16
News

Too Good to Be True: Australia Says It's Released All Children From Immigration Detention

Immigration minister Peter Dutton has announced all asylum seeker children in mainland detention have been released. But a source within the department says that's not true.
Katherine Gillespie
4.4.16
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Protesting Outside the UK’s Most Notorious Immigrant Detention Centre

We watched thousands of chanting protesters call for the closing of Yarl's Wood detention centre in Bedfordshire.
Chris Bethell
3.14.16
Stuff

Christmas Island Wants to Be More Than a Bin for Refugees

That, and they're sick of Australia controlling everything they do. Some residents are even pushing for secession.
Lee Zachariah
1.20.16
News

A Letter Signed by 600 Detainees on Manus Island Pleads for Their Assisted Suicide

I asked its author what the hell is going on over there.
Chris Shearer
12.1.15
News

Australian Authorities Cracked Down on Christmas Island Detainees After a Riot and Tense Standoff

Rioters could be charged with causing, in Immigration Minister Peter Dutton's estimation, "well over $1 million of damage" to the center.
Maddison Connaughton
11.11.15
Stuff

Christmas Island and the Language of Death

Another dead asylum seeker under our watch. More thought-terminating clichés from the Australian Government.
Lee Zachariah
11.10.15
News

Riots Erupt at an Australian Detention Center Over a Refugee's Death

Guards at the Christmas Island detention center have reportedly abandoned their posts as a fire burns and detainees tear down fences.
Wendy Syfret
11.9.15
News

Everything We Know About the Pregnant Asylum Seeker Returned to Nauru

Did the government block a rape victim's termination out of fear she'd use the situation to stay in Australia?
Wendy Syfret
10.19.15
Stuff

The Number of Ways in Which Australia Has Failed Female Refugees Is Staggering

We need to decide if we're actually going to do something about systemic violence against women, or just act like it.
Lee Zachariah
10.16.15
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