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All The News You Need To Read This Morning

A breakdown of what's going on in the world.
VICE Staff
3.13.18
Breaking News

Mos Def, Wokest Human Alive, Was Arrested in South Africa for Using a "World Passport"

Bless you, Mos Def.
John Hill
1.15.16
News

Riots Erupt at an Australian Detention Centre Over a Refugee's Death

Guards at the Christmas Island detention centre have reportedly abandoned their posts as a fire burns and detainees tear down fences.
Wendy Syfret
11.9.15
News

British and American Immigrant Detainees Are Going on Hunger Strikes for the Same Rights

A culture of criminalisation increasingly shapes migrant life on both sides of the Atlantic.
Aviva Stahl
3.26.15
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

Behind the Bars: Guantánamo Bay – An Editor's Letter

An introduction to our week of stories from the world's most notorious prison.
Alex Miller
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

The Declaration of No Human Rights

My extended periods in solitary confinement have led me to conclude that the US government have already adopted the DNHR.
Shaker Aamer, Illustrations: Tom Scotcher
11.10.14
The Banned Books of Guantánamo

'Cruel Britannia: A Secret History of Torture' by Ian Cobain

Ian Cobain totally gets why his book is banned from Gitmo.
Ian Cobain
11.10.14
The Banned Books of Guantánamo

'The Merchant of Venice' by William Shakespeare

This banned book reflects the "legal nightmare" of Gitmo, argues Melvyn Bragg.
Melvyn Bragg
11.10.14
The Banned Books of Guantánamo

'Futility' by Wilfred Owen

Jeremy Paxman finds it "fascinating" that the war poet is banned from Gitmo.
Jeremy Paxman
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

Colonel John Bogdan Has No Nose

A fable about the former Guantánamo warden by detainee, Shaker Aamer.
Shaker Aamer, Illustrations: Molly Crabapple
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

What Happens When I Try to Give My Guantánamo Guards Presents

"Once, my block commander had a seizure. I found myself crying."
Emad Hassan
11.10.14
The Banned Books of Guantánamo

'Crime and Punishment' by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

If I were running an illegal detention centre in a distant no man's land where prisoners could be held indefinitely and without trial, I, too, would not want detainees to read Fyodor Dostoyevsky's masterpiece <i>Crime and Punishment</i>.
Reza Aslan
11.10.14
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