HUMAN RIGHTS

NAIDOC

Much of Australia's Indigenous Leadership is Black Women Getting the Job Done

Writer Tess Ryan explores how acknowledging and harnessing the power of Indigenous women we allow us to make change.
tess ryan
7.9.18
israel

Mass Killings Won't Change America's Relationship with Israel

Dozens of civilians are dead and thousands more injured in the latest outburst of insane violence in Gaza. Yet the US debate seems frozen.
Matt Taylor
5.16.18
Australia Today

We Met the Australians Trying to Prosecute Aung San Suu Kyi For War Crimes

As Myanmar's state counsellor, the lawyers allege she's directly responsible for more than one million Rohingya people fleeing the country.
Liam Armstrong
3.19.18
Australia Today

Tiny Norfolk Island Is Fighting Australia's 'Recolonisation' at the UN

In 2015, Australia took control of the island, which lies about halfway between the mainland and New Zealand.
VICE Staff
3.14.18
Mad Pride

The Dark, Unknown Story of Eugenics in New Zealand

How a powerful group of New Zealanders attempted to wipe out 'mental defectives' and improve the white race.
Tess McClure
12.6.17
Singapore

What it's Like to Fight for Human Rights in a Country Where an 'Illegal' Skype Call Can Land You Behind Bars

Singaporean human rights activist Jolovan Wham is facing a litany of charges including organizing an "unregistered" Skype Q&A and taping pieces of paper to a wall. We spoke with him and three others about the difficulties activists face every day.
Cher Tan
12.5.17
hunger strikes

How I Felt After a 46-Day Hunger Strike

Lateef Johar Baloch ate nothing for a month-and-a-half to protest enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings.
James McMahon
11.16.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

All Hell Is Breaking Loose on Manus Island

The Australian Government has cut the power, cut the water, cut off food. And 600 detainees have barricaded themselves inside.
Maddison Connaughton
10.31.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Great Nation Now Sits on the UN Human Rights Council

Despite some...lingering issues, Australia was elected overnight.
Katherine Gillespie
10.16.17
terrorism

Welcome to Australia’s New Terrorism Laws

Kids as young as 10 will be able to be held without charge for up to two weeks because civil liberties are a "luxury."
Maddison Connaughton
10.9.17
refugees

Inside the Most Urgent Refugee Crisis in the World

Tens of thousands of Muslims who escaped Myanmar are living in hellish conditions despite fervent efforts by a small army of international aid workers to provide relief.
Shahirah Majumdar
9.28.17
HUMAN RIGHTS

I Was Kidnapped, Imprisoned, and Tortured in Darfur

Veteran documentarian Phil Cox has visited Sudan several times since 2004 to shed light on atrocities and human rights abuses there. His last visit was very different.
VICE Staff
9.14.17