What It’s Like to Be a 13-Year-Old in the Eye of the Refugee Crisis
The award-winning documentary 'Fire at Sea' is a harrowing and personal look at the migrant crisis on a tiny island near Italy.
football and the refugee crisis
Serie B Launches Crowdfunder To Help Finance Refugee Football Pitch on Lampedusa
In association with their official charity, Serie B is aiming to build a state-of-the-art pitch for local youth teams, students and refugees.
A Brief Guide to EU Immigration Debate Jargon
what are people on about when they talk about "Triton"? What's a "Eurosur"? Why is Dublin making regulations governing anything?
Sophie Claasen and Aurora Orso
Europe or Die: Our Documentary About the Migrant Crisis
An in-depth look at the situation playing out in the Mediterranean.
The Magic Hour Issue
What Gets Abandoned by Desperate Migrants Trying to Get to the EU
While documenting the personal effects of those who tried to reach "the other side," I came to admire the migrants' desire to leave their troubled pasts behind and build new lives.
VICE News travels to Lampedusa a year after the boat capsizing disaster that killed 360 migrants and brought the refugee crisis to the forefront of the European immigration discussion.
How is Italy dealing with the massive influx of migrants who are making the perilous—and sometimes deadly—journey across the Mediterranean from Africa's northern coast?
North African Migrants Are Dying in Droves on the Mediterranean
Since late 2011, Tunisian fishermen have been discovering the rotten corpses of migrants escaping poverty and the recent upsurge of unrest in North Africa.
Inside an Immigrant Refugee Camp in Italy
I gave a camera to a Nigerian immigrant who ended up in a refugee camp in Sicily after crossing the Mediterranean from Libya in a fishing boat. The photos he came back with show what day-to-day life is like for refugees like him.
Jeffry Ruigendijk / Transterra Media
Meet the Libyan Militia Detaining Migrants in a Zoo
Said Ben Suleiman's brigade—and some lions, camels, and spider monkeys—are on the frontline of Europe's immigration crisis. They run a holding cell in one of the zoo’s empty offices and make frequent raids on boatloads of migrants setting off from...
I Almost Died Traveling from Somalia to Lampedusa
"The cannibalism didn't start until our second boat journey, from Libya to Lampedusa. We had already been traveling for ten days; people were dying and there was no food. I actually saw one guy cutting a piece of flesh from another man's body. "
Hassan Ali as told to Sean Williams