dissidents

Hacking

Good Guy Hacker Launches 'Security Without Borders' to Defend At-Risk Dissidents

Claudio Guarnieri hopes the project will more effectively connect fellow white hat hackers with targeted groups and individuals.
Joseph Cox
12.29.16
americas

Cuba Detains Members of Prominent Dissident Group Ahead of Historic Visit by Obama

The US president made history when he touched down in Havana on Sunday afternoon, but Cuba's long history of silencing political dissidents looms large during the visit.
Tess Owen
3.20.16
middle east

Inside the $100 Million Scheme to Send the Middle East's Most Unwanted People to Africa

How sham real-estate deals, Islamic State recruitment efforts, and a systematic effort in the Gulf states to strip dissidents of their citizenship and banish undesirables all meet in the tiny African island nation of the Comoros.
Peter Salisbury
11.19.15
Stuff

Ai Weiwei's Zodiac Heads Loom Over the Elk-Killing Fields of Wyoming

The most important contemporary art show to ever come to Wyoming casts a long, dark shadow over the supposed animal sanctuary below.
Nathan C. Martin
7.2.15
russia

Silencing Dissent in Russia: Putin’s Propaganda Machine (Full Length)

VICE News traveled to Moscow to find out how the Russian government has suppressed dissent and fostered fear among Putin’s critics.
VICE News
4.29.15
russia

Controlling the Media: Putin’s Propaganda Machine (Part 2)

In the concluding part of our two-part series, VICE News investigates how the Kremlin uses state-controlled television to manipulate public opinion, while narrowing the media landscape and silencing — sometimes violently — dissenting points of view.
VICE News
4.29.15
russia

The Pro-Kremlin Youth Group: Putin's Propaganda Machine (Part 1)

In part one of a two-part series, VICE News travels to Siberia and Moscow to see how the Kremlin's propaganda machine is molding the next generation of Russians in Putin’s image.
VICE News
4.28.15
russia

Silencing Dissent in Russia: Putin’s Propaganda Machine (Trailer)

Coming soon: VICE News traveled to Moscow to find out how the Russian government has suppressed dissent and fostered fear among Putin’s critics.
VICE News
4.22.15
americas

Grandmother Reunites With Grandson Stolen During Argentina's Dictatorship

A 36-year-old music teacher in Argentina is confirmed as a baby taken from a captured dissident during Argentina's brutal Dirty War.
Gaston Cavanagh
8.7.14
cuba

Meet the Couple Behind Cuba's New Dissident Website

Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez has launched an independent news site. VICE News spoke to her husband, and site editor, Reinaldo Escobar.
Rafael Castillo
5.30.14
News

Is the East Mediterranean the Next Front in the War on Terror?

According to a lawyer representing an alleged Turkish terrorist, the FBI has been snooping around Greece and interrogating suspected members of DHKP-C, a far-left militia. Is the US about to increase its involvement in the region?
Yiannis Baboulias
12.20.13
News

Loyalists Spent Friday Night Fighting Police in Belfast

Northern Ireland's loyalists are pissed off. On Friday night they injured more than 50 cops, who—after adopting slightly softer tactics earlier this year when policing the flag protests and the Belfast Twelfth—were out in force to monitor a republican...
Brian Whelan, Photos: Youcef Boubefnikh
8.12.13