violent times

violent times

An Afternoon With the Yakuza: Japan’s Most Notorious Crime Syndicate

A group member reflects on their violent reputation and uncertain future as they face a public relations crisis in Japan.
Staff Vice
3.1.19
violent times

Australia's Deadliest Soldier Discusses Training to Kill

In this episode of Violent Times, we interview Sgt. Paul Cale about state-sanctioned violence.
Mahmood Fazal
2.8.19
violent times

Indigenous Australians Are the Most Incarcerated People on Earth

In this episode of Violent Times, we interview Vickie Roach about violence and indigenous incarceration.
Mahmood Fazal
1.29.19
violent times

From Tintin to AK-47s: A Teenage Tamil Tiger On Revolution And Terror

Listen to our new Podcast with Niromi Di Soyza, who joined the Tamil Tigers at 15.
Mahmood Fazal
1.22.19
violent times

Box-Cutters and Guns: How The Street Took Over Graffiti

Listen to our Podcast with Nack, about violence and street art.
Mahmood Fazal
1.17.19
violent times

The Ex-Commando Who Reenacts His War on a Paintball Field

“If it’s no use worrying, what’s the point of crying?”
Mahmood Fazal
7.3.18
violent times

Pink Cocaine, Convertibles, and Versace Ashtrays: a Weekend with a Colombian Cartel

"I got so high I went outside and tried to ride one of his thoroughbreads but almost broke my legs."
Mahmood Fazal
6.28.18
violent times

Meet the Cop Who Turned One of Australia’s Drug Lords into an Informant

"An informer is like horse manure, it's not very nice to handle but it gives you good results."
VICE Staff
6.22.18
violent times

Meet Australia's Deadliest Soldier

Paul Cale earned the nickname Killer Commando after strangling a Taliban leader to death.
VICE Staff
6.19.18
Inside Outsider

An Underworld Enforcer Shares Photos From Sydney's Corrupt Past

Hitmen, bulletproof Jaguars, funeral directors, and dirty cops.
Mahmood Fazal
6.14.18
violent times

Meet One Of Sydney’s Most Notorious Underworld Enforcers

Graham Henry ran the city with ruthless violence.
VICE Staff
6.7.18