Maddison Connaughton

Syria

Seven Years of Syria

VICE traveled to the Syria-Lebanon border to meet teen refugees whose youth has been destroyed by war.
Maddison Connaughton
4.12.18
Australia Today

Hackers Broadcasted the Pornhub Homepage in an Australian Mall

The site was displayed on an information screen in Yagan Square.
Maddison Connaughton
4.6.18
LGBTQ

Australia Just Voted Overwhelmingly in Favor of Marriage Equality

After a long and bitter campaign, 61.6 percent of the country's voters just affirmed their right to same-sex marriage.
Maddison Connaughton
11.15.17
Australia

600 refugees are terrified to leave Australia's island detention center

Maddison Connaughton
11.1.17
Australia

That Australia refugee swap Trump freaked about is finally happening

Maddison Connaughton
9.27.17

Photos of War-Torn Life in Afghanistan

"The optimism of 2013 has gone."
Maddison Connaughton
8.22.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

What We Know About the Australian Woman Killed by Minnesota Cops

Justine Damond was reportedly shot by the officers who responded to her 911 call.
Maddison Connaughton
7.17.17
climate change

Economists Say the Great Barrier Reef Is 'Too Big to Fail'

If Australia doesn't do something to stop the natural wonder from deteriorating, it could cost the country an estimated $42 billion.
Maddison Connaughton
6.26.17
Twin Peaks

Admitting You Don't Get 'Twin Peaks' Is the First Step to Happiness

A reluctant fan and someone who's literally never seen the show talk through the new reboot.
Maddison Connaughton
Isobel Beech
5.24.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Heroin-Esque Fish Venom Could Be the Next Big Painkiller Breakthrough

Rather than inflict pain, the fang blenny slows its predators down with just one bite.
Maddison Connaughton
3.31.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indonesia's Alleged Human Rights Abuse in West Papua Is Getting International Attention

Allegations of "extrajudicial executions, fatal shootings of peaceful demonstrators, and persistent violence against Papuan women​" were raised at the UN this week.
Maddison Connaughton
3.3.17
Film

Meet the Man Whose Incredible Life Story Inspired 'Lion'

We talked to Saroo Brierley about meeting Dev Patel and finding his family using Google Earth 25 years after being adopted.
Maddison Connaughton
2.1.17
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