HUMAN RIGHTS

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Tech Companies Can Now Be Fined $1 Million for Spreading Fake News in Singapore

Human rights activists are criticising the new laws, claiming they could be used to crack down on freedom of speech.
Edoardo Liotta
4.4.19
News of Zealand

The Greens Are Fighting to Give Kiwi Prisoners the Right To Vote

"Voting during elections would engage them in society and mean they are exercising a fundamental human right," says the party.
Zoe Madden-Smith
3.3.19
Election 2019

I'm a Gay Man and I'm Not Voting in Indonesia's 2019 Election

This time, I refuse to choose the lesser of two evils.
Amahl S. Azwar
8.14.18
HUMAN RIGHTS

Indigenous Human Rights Activists Face Targeting, Death in the Philippines

Now they’re asking the New Zealand government for help.
Tess McClure
8.3.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Children are being kidnapped to fight on both sides of the Central African Republic’s brutal war

"Whoever refuses to fight is killed," one child soldier said.
Ben Anderson
6.13.18
israel

Mass Killings Won't Change America's Relationship with Israel

Dozens of civilians are dead and thousands more injured in the latest outburst of insane violence in Gaza. Yet the US debate seems frozen.
Matt Taylor
5.16.18
News of Zealand

News of Zealand: More Kiwis Claiming Food Parcels

Plus Māori prison decision delayed again, and UN shocked at our human rights record.
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VICE Staff
4.23.18
politics

The Windrush Scandal Shows Why the 'Hostile Environment' for Migrants Must End

We should talk less about "good" migrants who deserve to stay, and more about fundamental human rights.
Gracie Bradley
4.19.18
Australia Today

We Met the Australians Trying to Prosecute Aung San Suu Kyi For War Crimes

As Myanmar's state counsellor, the lawyers allege she's directly responsible for more than one million Rohingya people fleeing the country.
Liam Armstrong
3.19.18
climate change

The Woman Going After Big Energy for the Typhoon That Killed Her Family

Can polluters be held legally responsible for the damage wrought by climate change? We may find out soon.
Geoff Dembicki
2.12.18
Mad Pride

The Dark, Unknown Story of Eugenics in New Zealand

How a powerful group of New Zealanders attempted to wipe out 'mental defectives' and improve the white race.
Tess McClure
12.6.17
Singapore

What It's Like to Fight for Human Rights In a Country Where an 'Illegal' Skype Call Can Land You Behind Bars

Singaporean human rights activist Jolovan Wham is facing a litany of charges including organizing an "unregistered" Skype Q&A and taping pieces of paper to a wall. We spoke with him and three others about the difficulties activists face every day.
Cher Tan
12.5.17
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