child soldiers

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump to be inaugurated as president, Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo extradited to the US, Kanye West gets another college course, and more.
VICE Staff
1.20.17
Stuff

How Two American Teens Became Assassins for a Mexican Cartel

<i>Wolf Boys</i>, a new book by Dan Slater, details the bloody rise and fall of two Texas teenagers who became contract killers for the Zetas, killing dozens of people.
Seth Ferranti
9.17.16
Film

Omar Khadr Tells His Side of the Story in New Documentary

Guantanamo's Child tries to answer the question of who Omar Khadr—a convicted terrorist or an abused child soldier—really is.
Regan Reid
9.14.15
News

Nearly Half of Canadians Are Fine With Omar Khadr’s Bail, But Not Many Like Him: Poll

While nearly 40 percent of Canadians see Khadr as a child soldier, about one in four still consider him a terrorist.
Rachel Browne
5.15.15
News

Granting Omar Khadr Bail Is Not Good Enough

It's great that he (might) get bail, but Omar Khadr should never have been imprisoned in the first place.
Tannara Yelland
4.24.15
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

Growing Up Guantánamo

International juvenile justice standards identify child soldiers first and foremost as victims in need of representation and rehabilitation. Still, a number of adolescents have been held as prisoners at Guantánamo Bay.
Andrea Jones
11.11.14
News

The Little Lion: Syria’s 11-year-old Killing Machine

Child soldiers in Syria are involved in shelling, airstrikes, and sniping. They’ve also been subject to arbitrary arrest, torture and rape, as reported by the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Syria. VICE interviewed one of these child soldiers...
Glen Johnson
1.10.13
News

Should I Donate Money to Kony 2012 or Not?

And does seeking out Invisible Children's faults make me a cynical snob?
Alex Miller
3.7.12
News

Silent Asylum

The life of a refugee in detention is sad, lonely and boring.
Alice Mckeever
2.21.12