Crucifixion

middle east

These Are the Juvenile 'Offenders' Saudi Arabia Executed in January

Little attention has been paid to the fact that at least three of those killed in a mass execution on January 2 were minors at the time of their alleged crimes. VICE News pieces together the evidence.
Miriam Wells and Namir Shabibi
4.26.16
Photo

Photos of a Fake Jesus Carrying a Cross Around Rio’s Slums

For the past decade, people in the north of Rio de Janeiro have been celebrating Holy Week with a series of reenactments of scenes from the final period of Jesus's life.
Photos by Fábio Teixeira
3.29.16
Art

Monumental 'Golgotha' Sculpture Casts the Crucifixion in Coat Hangers

Artist David Mach captures the agony of Christ in an unconventional medium.
Anna Marks
3.28.16
Religion

Crucifixion in the Philippines

In the Philippines, Good Friday is spent performing a very literal reenactment of the Bible.
VICE News
3.25.16
middle east

‘Please Help Me to Save My Son’: More Executions of Teenage Protesters Imminent in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, the West's trusted Middle Eastern ally, may be about to execute three young men arrested for protesting when they were children. VICE News spoke to their families.
Miriam Wells and Namir Shabibi
3.11.16
Stuff

We Watched Devout Christians Crucify Jesus Near a Sports Retailer in London

The reenactment of the crucifixion looked a little different from the one that happened in Jerusalem 2,000 years ago.
Hani Richter
4.7.15
middle east

Gruesome Photos Allegedly Show Islamic State Throwing Gay Men Off a Tall Building

Photos released by the militant group purportedly show a series of grisly public executions in Mosul, Iraq, including crucifixions and a woman being stoned to death.
Benjamin Gilbert
1.17.15
Syria

ISIS Reportedly Executed Children As Young as One in Syria

Seven children were among the victims of an attack on Syrian farmers by ISIS, Amnesty International said.
Alice Speri
6.6.14
VICE News

Filipinos Celebrated Easter by Crucifying a Bunch of People Again

Filipino Catholics commemorated Jesus's crucifixion by self-flagellating and nailing a few people to the cross.
Alice Speri
4.18.14
Travel

Happy Crucifixion!

They sure know how to have fun in the Philippines.
Tom Littlewood and Martin Fengel
12.21.11