human trafficking

migration

He Saved Thousands of Lives in the Mediterranean. That Could Land Him in Jail for 20 Years.

Italy is waging a relentless campaign to stop the charity-run ships that are rescuing migrants.
Tim Hume
6.19.19
immigration

Italy seized a migrant rescue ship for allegedly dumping toxic waste

“This latest attempt by the Italian authorities to stop humanitarian lifesaving search and rescue at any cost is sinister”
Tim Hume
11.20.18
immigration

The feud between Italy and France over migrants just got Biblical

“Mr Salvini today, he’s like Pontius Pilate. It’s obscene.”
Tim Hume
9.26.18
Broadly

Selena Gomez Has Been Secretly Working to Fight Human Trafficking

Since March, the singer has been spending her time with A21, a nonprofit that rescues and advocates for human trafficking victims.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
9.6.18
Sea Crime

Satellites Are Zeroing in on Poachers and Traffickers in the ‘Outlaw Ocean’

Some vessels use ocean rendezvous to exchange contraband, and even captive crew. But big data tools are finding new ways to track these activities from outer space.
Becky Ferreira
6.8.18
Backpage

How a ‘Human Trafficking’ Narrative Was Used to Kill Backpage

Carl Ferrer, Backpage co-founder and CEO, pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to facilitate prostitution.
Samantha Cole
4.13.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

House passes school-safety bill that doesn't touch guns, second Trump lawyer linked to Stormy Daniels payment, and more.
VICE Staff
3.15.18
human trafficking

Inside an Immersive Theater Project Confronting Sex Trafficking in Suburbia

I visited a human trafficking "horror house" in Georgia that aims to shed light on the often-overlooked issue.
Kimberly Lawson
1.31.18
Voices

Migration Should be Safe for Every Child

On International Migration Day, we must remind ourselves that 2018 is the year to help the 28 million children that have been driven from their homes due to the refugee crisis.
Ted Chaiban
12.22.17
Libya

Erik Prince thinks mercenaries can solve Libya's human trafficking problem

Greg Walters
11.30.17
Broadly

The Refugee Whose Husband Sold Her Into Sex Slavery

Abeer and her husband left Syria to seek refuge in Lebanon. When they ran out of money, he sold her to his friends—and then forced her to sell herself on the streets.
Samira Shackle
11.22.17
Photos

Inside a Terrifying Stop for Migrants Heading to the US

We traveled to a nearly inaccessible spot in the Sonora desert where organized crime groups detain people on their way to North America.
Daniel Ojeda
10.20.17
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