Saudi Arabia

environment

Indonesia Is Home to the Most Climate Change Deniers in the World

Experts say the lack of education and focus on religion are reasons why many Indonesians don't believe in global warming.
Adi Renaldi
5.14.19
vice exclusive

The Government Won't Tell Us If It Has the Khashoggi Murder Tape; What's It Got to Hide?

Britain has been accused of cozying up to Saudi Arabia after the foreign office refused to confirm or deny whether they have a recording of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, following a lengthy VICE freedom of information battle.
Joe Lo
3.13.19
Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi’s Body Was Reportedly Burned in a Tandoori Oven. And Still The White House Refuses to Investigate.

The meeting was “a complete waste of time.”
David Gilbert
3.5.19
Saudi Arabia

Apple and Google Catch Heat Over Saudi App That Lets Men Track Wives and Daughters

"American companies should not enable or facilitate the Saudi government’s patriarchy."
David Gilbert
2.13.19
Refugee

Saudi Teen Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun has Gone to Canada

Al-Qunun barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room and launched a Twitter campaign.
Tamara Khandaker
1.13.19
Twitter

China and Saudi Arabia are Suspected of Hacking Twitter

“While we cannot confirm intent or attribution for certain, it is possible that some of these IP addresses may have ties to state-sponsored actors.”
David Gilbert
12.18.18
Jamal Kashoggi

Khashoggi's Last Words Were "I Can't Breathe, I Can't Breathe"

Jared Kushner has reportedly been texting MBS even after the murder.
David Gilbert
12.10.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This 11-year-old Yemeni boy survived an airstrike that killed 45 kids

A group of 65 Yemeni school kids went on a field trip this summer. Most of them never came home.
Amel Guettatfi
11.28.18
israel

Israeli Spyware is Helping Repressive Regimes in the Middle East

“It’s the Wild West. The implications are indeed dire. It quiets civil society and threatens the privacy rights of us all.”
Alex Kane
11.19.18
Hacking

How ‘Mr. Hashtag’ Helped Saudi Arabia Spy on Dissidents

Saud Al-Qahtani, a close advisor of crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, was tasked with buying Hacking Team spyware, and apparently moonlighted as a member of online cybercrime website Hack Forums.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.29.18
crime

The Insane Saga of the Fake Saudi Prince Who Scammed Miami's Rich and Famous

A career con-artist, Anthony Gignac got busted over and over again, but kept finding new prey in America's capital city of fraud.
Francisco Alvarado
7.18.18
women's rights

In Saudi Arabia, Winning the Right to Drive Is Bittersweet

Women's driving rights are long overdue, but as the activists who successfully fought for them are detained, it's hard for advocates to celebrate.
Leila Ettachfini
6.24.18
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