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An Indonesian Police Officer Has Been Fired For Being Gay

The former policeman, who had been in the job for a decade, has filed a complaint to the National Human Rights Commission.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
7 hours ago
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In Thailand, Activists Are Literally Fighting For Their Lives

“That’s now eight activists who have gone missing. We’re on their ‘wanted’ list too and with all the other targets eliminated, we could be next. We are like calves, waiting to be sent to the slaughterhouse.”
James Buchanan
7 hours ago
Australia Today

Betting Agency to Lose at Least $5.2 Million After Paying Out Labor Bets Early

Bookies were so convinced Bill Shorten was going to win that they paid out $1.3 million to punters before a single vote was counted. Then Bill Shorten lost.
Gavin Butler
9 hours ago
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The 'Old Town Road' Video Is Better Than 'The Godfather'

Chris Rock, Vince Staples, and Rico Nasty join Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus for an epic five-minute video for the song.
Kristin Corry
3 days ago
Drugs

How Dangerous is Australia’s Drinking Culture?

The 2019 Global Drug Survey found that Australian drinkers had the highest rate of requiring emergency medical attention.
Gavin Butler
3 days ago
Australia Today

Ivan Milat has Been Diagnosed with Terminal Cancer

Australia's worst serial killer was escorted from a high-security prison to a Sydney hospital on Monday. It's unlikely he'll ever go back.
Gavin Butler
5 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Number of Māori Babies Being Taken by the State is on the Rise in New Zealand

For every 10,000 Māoris born in New Zealand in 2018, 102 were taken away from their parents—more than quadruple the rate for the rest of the population.
Gavin Butler
5.15.19
WTF

Drunk Man in China Throws up His Tumour and Then Swallows It Back

Fearing that what looked like a long, forked tongue was a body part, the man gulped it back down with a glass of water.
Shamani Joshi
5.14.19
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Nardwuar’s Lil Nas X Interview Is the Must-Watch Cultural Event of 2019

The “Old Town Road” singer posted in the interview’s YouTube comments, “sorry learning how to talk in my grill u guys. don’t hate me.”
Josh Terry
5.14.19
Australia Today

New Laws in the ACT Aim to Acknowledge that Animals Have Feelings

The proposed laws would be the first in Australia to recognise animals as "sentient" beings, and bring harsh penalties against anyone caught mistreating them.
Gavin Butler
5.14.19
Australia Today

Torres Strait Islanders Made a Human Rights Complaint over Australia’s Climate Change Policy

A group of Islanders have gone to the United Nations over concerns that rising sea levels are threatening their homes.
Gavin Butler
5.14.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

China’s Got a New Surveillance Camera That Can Spy on You from 45km Away

Through the use of laser ranging and an AI-powered algorithm, this system can cover larger distances than any camera has before.
Shamani Joshi
5.13.19
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