Somalia

Interviews

Amaal's Intimate R&B Shows that Love Is Hard Work

The Somali Canadian singer went from making protest music to analyzing the blind spots in her love life on her debut EP, 'Black Dove.'
Kristin Corry
7.23.19
JUSTICE

The Canadian government won't pursue deportation of Abdoul Abdi

The former child refugee was a ward of the Nova Scotia government since childhood.
Osobe Waberi
7.16.18
crime

Man who held Amanda Lindhout hostage in Somalia gets 15 years in prison

The RCMP successfully lured the man to Canada with the promise of a fake book deal.
Tamara Khandaker
6.18.18
MILITARY

Exclusive: Massive military base buildup suggests the U.S. shadow war in Somalia is only getting bigger

“People call Somalia Africa’s Afghanistan.”
Christina Goldbaum
5.3.18
crime

Remembering the ‘Somalia Affair,’ Canada’s Forgotten Abu Ghraib Moment

It’s been 25 years since Canadian soldiers killed a 16-year-old boy.
Ali Amad
3.14.18
Black Women Making History

This Somali Culture Zine Looks Amazing

Safy Hallan Farah's '1991' zine will feature beautiful images and writing culled from the brightest young minds across the Somali diaspora.
Eve Peyser
2.19.18
refugees

Trump is quietly winning his war against refugees

The White House is strangling the U.S. refugee resettlement program to death with red tape.
Nick Miriello
Keegan Hamilton
2.2.18
Views My Own

Why Trudeau Should Stop the Deportation of Abdoul Kadir Abdi

Abdi’s story is a Canadian one, shaped by compounding government failures.
Melayna Williams
1.12.18
US military

More bombs, more boots, more casualties

Trump's first year as commander in chief
Alexa Liautaud
1.5.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Lawmaker accused of molesting teen girl dead from apparent suicide, House and Senate have tentative deal on tax bill, Russell Simmons accused of rape by several women, and more.
VICE Staff
12.14.17
convicted

Somali man lured to Canada by undercover cops convicted of hostage taking

Operation to convict aspiring author Ali Omer Ader for involvement in kidnapping Amanda Lindhout saw cop pose as a literary agent.
Tamara Khandaker
12.6.17
The deported

Somali man allegedly coerced to sign his own deportation from Canada

Refugee activists decry rise in so-called self-deportations to war-torn countries
Jackson Weaver
11.30.17
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