Giles Clarke

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Remembering Srebrenica on the Anniversary of the 1995 Balkans Massacre

In July 1995, more than 8,000 “Bosniaks” (Bosnian Muslims) were systematically killed by Serb soldiers in what is sometimes called the lone act of European genocide since World War II. It was the culmination of three years of ethnic cleansing.
Giles Clarke
7.16.14
Europe

African Refugees Are Having a Hard Time Living in a Dutch Prison

Now their situation is getting more desperate because the time period in which they're allowed to stay here is coming to an end.
Giles Clarke
5.31.14
News

African Refugees Are Having a Hard Time Living in a Dutch Prison

I recently went to Amsterdam to visit a community of African refugees who live in a former prison. Now their situation is becoming even more desperate because the time period in which they're allowed to stay here is coming to an end, and many of them...
Giles Clarke
5.30.14
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In Photos: Inside the Grisly World of Guatemala City’s Volunteer Paramedics

Guatemala City’s metro area is the largest in Central America and the nation is one of the most violent on Earth.
Giles Clarke
5.4.14
Travel

Riding Shotgun to Murder Scenes with Guatemala City’s Overworked Volunteer Paramedics

These unpaid EMTs often arrive to scenes of horrific violence before the police.
Giles Clarke
4.29.14
The Evolutionary Resilience Issue

Under the Volcano - Mining Conflicts in Guatemala Are Erupting in Violence

In 2000, engineers from Radius Gold, a Vancouver-based mining company, discovered a belt of gold deep inside the Tambor mountains in southern Guatemala. Few locals were consulted before Radius moved in. Few of them knew anything was happening at all.
Giles Clarke
3.27.14
Travel

The Crumbling Ruins of Sarajevo's 1984 Winter Olympics

I come to the ruins of the winners' podium. "This is where skiers were presented with their medals after winning events in the 1984 Olympics," Tanya tells me. "It was also the exact spot where the Bosnian army executed many prisoners during the war...
Giles Clarke
2.21.14
News

Kiev's Ice-Hardened Few

Tuesday's clashes in front of the Ukrainian parliament punctuated a weeks-long standoff between anti-government protesters and security forces in Kiev's sprawling tent city, known as the EuroMaidan.
Giles Clarke
2.18.14
Photo

Kiev: Faces from the Front Line

VICE photographer and human rights activist Giles Clarke shows us protestors living in the barricades on the streets of Kiev, Ukraine.
Giles Clarke
2.5.14
News

Protests and Bloodshed Show No Signs of Stopping in Kiev

Since Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych decided to publicly step away from a trade and cooperation agreement with the European Union and align Ukraine with Putin’s Russia, the people of Kiev have surrounded Independence Square to defend their...
Giles Clarke
2.2.14
The Hot Box Issue

Prison Pit

In a rancid, sweltering prison yard ringed by a high wall topped with barbed wire sat three cages. They stood about 12 feet wide and 15 feet tall—each crammed with more than 30 human bodies.
Giles Clarke
12.31.13
Travel

Louisiana State Penitentiary Hosts a Rodeo for Its Inmates

"We see it as a vital tradition and good reward for the inmates who deserve to be here today. It’s a big privilege to be allowed to take part in the rodeo, and they know that," said Warden Cain. "It also allows us to raise much needed funds for our...
Giles Clarke
11.15.13
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