dissent

Art

What It’s Like Being a Political Graffiti Artist in India, and Getting Away With It

“How many times in your life have you seen your Prime Minister painted on a wall in a funny, satirical manner? Probably never. Maybe nobody has the courage to do it. Maybe nobody thinks it's important enough. But I think otherwise.”
Pallavi Pundir
8.27.19
Health

Some Indian Women Are Quietly Cancelling Their Periods, and It’s Empowering

While we’ve been conditioned to believe that a monthly period is a sign of good health, women actually have a choice to give up on menstruation. We meet some Indian women who’ve made that choice.
Pallavi Pundir
8.20.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indian Ministry Wants Students to ‘Connect’ Their Social Media Accounts to their College's

Students, teachers and youth rights activists are worried that this might be a way for authorities to collect personal data and target those with views against the government.
Shamani Joshi
7.11.19
tech-power

Trump Can’t Block People He Doesn't Like on Twitter, Appeals Court Says

A federal appeals court has upheld an earlier ruling that President Trump cannot silence people on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.
Sarah Emerson
7.10.19
resistance

In a 'Culture of Fear', Bangladeshi Photographer Shahidul Alam Held a Festival on Dissent

In Dhaka last week, Chobi Mela resonated with Alam’s call for collective resistance under authoritarian regimes.
Pallavi Pundir
3.11.19
photojournalism

On the Frontline: Syed Shahriyar’s Award-Winning Work Is Documenting Kashmir’s Modern History

The Kashmiri photojournalist talks about his life in the valley.
Uday Kapur
9.12.18
dissent

Sins of My Father

Sagar Abraham-Gonsalves spoke to VICE about what he learnt from his #UrbanNaxal dad over the last three days.
Parthshri Arora
8.31.18