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5.12.17

The Guy Who Saved Your iPhone From Hackers Is Stuck in a UAE Jail

'Million dollar dissident' Ahmed Mansoor’s actions protected millions of iPhone users from sophisticated spyware. If you care about your privacy and security, you should be fighting for his release.

3.29.17
5.22.14

Even Weirder Evidence Surfaces as Egypt Al Jazeera Trial Edges Towards Verdict

A recording of the Gotye hit song “Somebody That I Used To Know,” and footage of sheep farming and football has been displayed in court.

5.15.14

Defense Lawyers Abruptly Quit in Egypt's Adjourned Al Jazeera Trial

The prosecution demanded $170,000 for evidence and three lawyers quit in the first hearing of three Al Jazeera journalists in Cairo.

5.13.14

The Reporter on Hunger Strike in an Egyptian Prison Might Slip Into a Coma

Abdullah Elshamy is suffering from the beginnings of kidney failure, anaemia, low blood pressure, and blood glucose deficiency.

5.9.14

Al Jazeera's $150M Suit Against Egypt Could Jeopardize Its Journalist's Trial

The network claims that Egypt has breached both international law and the terms of a bilateral investment treaty with Qatar.

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5.4.14

Jailed Al Jazeera Journalist Is Actually Kind of a Dick

On World Press Freedom Day, VICE News Editor-In-Chief Jason Mojica weighs in on the lionization of journalists.

8.24.12

How Pussy Riot Became P***y Riot: The FCC's Sexual Obscenity Rules Are Bullshit

When George Carlin released his famous monologue, "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television," in 1972, it didn’t include the word "pussy." Although his list didn’t reflect _all_ the words you couldn’t say on TV at the time, the ones he chose were...