Joe Hill

Civil Rights

Black and Brown Protesters in New York Were Jailed Longer and Punished More Harshly Than White, Data Indicates

Of 72 "protest-related" arraignments handled by New York County Defender Services, just 5% were white people.
Carter Sherman
Neda Toloui-Semnani
Joe Hill
6.17.20
police brutality

New York Protesters Won’t Be Silenced by Curfew

"You know that you’re going to have their ear for a second and you know you’re going to finally be able to get a message across.”
Neda Toloui-Semnani
Scott Mulligan
Caroline Pahl
Meena Duerson
Joe Hill
6.5.20
george floyd

The NYPD Crackdown on Protesters Is Creating the Perfect Breeding Ground for Coronavirus

Protesters are being held as long as 50 hours with no protective gear or ability to socially distance from other protesters in custody — or cops.
Carter Sherman
Neda Toloui-Semnani
Joe Hill
6.5.20
george floyd

Protesters Facing Felony Charges in New York Could Wait Days in Rikers Before Their Hearings

Rikers has one of the highest rates of coronavirus infections in the city.
Neda Toloui-Semnani
Carter Sherman
Joe Hill
5.31.20
SOUTH SUDAN

How Stealing and Selling Children Became a Business in South Sudan

A warlord may be a mother’s only hope to find her missing children in South Sudan.
Michael Anthony Adams
Joe Hill
Roberto Daza
Sam Mednick
5.20.20
Vice News Tonight

‘I Don’t Want to Die’: Fighting Coronavirus on the Streets of Detroit

What it's like for the EMTs battling COVID-19 in the hardest-hit city in Michigan.
Michael Anthony Adams
Joe Hill
Roberto Daza
Ani Ucar
5.15.20
SOUTH SUDAN

South Sudan Just Ended Its Civil War — for Now

The news is a glimmer of hope for the traumatized country, but ethnic tension is just under the surface in the nation's second largest city.
Michael Anthony Adams
Roberto Daza
Joe Hill
4.6.20
venezuela

Injured, Imprisoned, or Dead: The Consequences of Protesting in Venezuela

VICE News followed three opposition supporters through the first anti-government protest of 2020 as Juan Guaido stokes a flagging movement.
Ani Ucar
Joe Hill
Roberto Daza
4.3.20
Coronavirus

As Coronavirus Spreads In Venezuela, Some Hospitals Don’t Have Soap. Or Sinks.

“My fear is that we won’t have supplies next week, when cases are expected to spike,” said Maria Eugenia Landaeta, Caracas University’s head of infectious diseases.
Joe Hill
David Mora
Gindel Delgado
3.31.20
venezuela

Fence Climbing, a Parliamentary Brawl, and Riot Police: The Latest in Venezuela's Power Struggle

Self-declared President of Venezuela Juan Guaidó broke into his own office on Tuesday after President Maduro ousted him.
Joe Hill
Gindel Delgado
1.7.20
india-pakistan

‘Their Lives Are Ruined’: The Plight of Fishermen Caught Up in India And Pakistan’s Devastating Border Fight

Hundreds are arrested every year, devastating coastal communities whose livelihoods depend entirely on fishing.
Asfa Sultan
Joe Hill
Zayer Hassan
12.23.19
Algeria

Why Algeria’s Election Probably Won’t Stop Months of Protests

Many Algerians say Thursday's election is just more of the same — and even after 10 months of protests, they're not done yet.
Amel Guettatfi
Oussama Senouci
Joe Hill
12.11.19
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