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4.27.16

The Rare and Horrifying Instances of Refugees Fleeing First World Countries

The United States almost never grants asylum to citizens of EU countries, but in a select few cases, people have fled violations of their human rights in Europe.

12.1.15

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.

7.6.15

We Talked to Filmmaker Desiree Akhavan About Putting More Bisexual Women on Our Screens

The Appropriate Behavior director thinks being bisexual is like having a superpower, and she's using hers to make astute comedy about the difference between the sexes.

6.3.15

What the Rich Kids of Tehran Instagram Tells Us About Iranian Youth Culture

Shameless Insta-bragging or a message of political defiance?

5.1.15

My Immigrant Dad Is Voting UKIP

When my dad left Iran in the 1970s he came to the UK and made a new life as a doctor. Why is he planning to vote for a political party that rejects immigrants?

12.23.14

Xatar in Prison

VICE Germany was offered exclusive visitation rights to speak with Xatar, a German rapper of Iranian descent, during a stint in prison. There, we discuss his newly-found religious beliefs and follow him around during a typical day in jail.

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