Looting

the resistance

Flip Over Police Vans and Riot in This New Board Game for Anarchists

Bloc by Bloc is the "Insurrection Game" the Resistance didn't know it needed.
Luke Winkie
11.12.18
Art

Akinola Davies Jr. Is Reclaiming African Treasures Stolen by White Colonizers

His latest film criticizes museums for holding onto looted art.
Antwaun Sargent
11.7.18
Does It Belong In a Museum?

eBay, Organized Crime, and Evangelical Christians: The Ethical Minefield of Studying Ancient Civilizations

Iraqi artifacts smuggled into the US by Hobby Lobby contain new evidence of a lost Sumerian city, and have scholars divided over whether to study the looted relics.
Sarah Emerson
5.3.18
Can't Handle the Truth

The Phony Hurricane Shark Photo Wasn't This Week's Worst Fake News

As the nation turned its eyes to Houston, a few people decided to spread some lies.
Mike Pearl
9.2.17
archaeology

How Syrian archaeologists are using science to stop ISIS from looting ancient sites

Kathleen Caulderwood
3.24.17
mexico

A steep gas price hike has triggered five days of riots in Mexico

Michael Kalenderian
1.5.17
venezuela

This Is How Bad Venezuela’s Food Shortage Has Become

Take away a people’s beer and bread with poor monetary policy, and be prepared to deal with the consequences.
Nick Rose
5.20.16
News

Tomb Raiding Is a Growing Problem in the Middle East

A year after VICE's report on looting in Egypt, we look back on what started it, who's fighting the black market trade, and where we stand now.
Mark Hay
1.21.16
Art

Where Do ISIS-Looted Antiquities Go?

Probably someone’s basement. For a long time.
Kathleen Caulderwood
9.30.15
Munchies

Venezuelans Are So Desperate for Food That They're Looting Supermarkets

On Friday, one person was found dead from a gunshot wound to the chest and a dozen others were arrested after a mob allegedly looted four supermarkets in Bolívar.
Javier Cabral
8.3.15
Islamic State

Antiquities Liberated from the Islamic State by US Commandos Are Back in Baghdad

As the Islamic State continues to destroy archaeological sites across the region, ancient artifacts recovered by the US military have been returned to an Iraqi museum.
VICE News
7.15.15
war and conflict

The Islamic State Is On the Verge of Capturing an Ancient Syrian City Full of Priceless Artifacts

The militant group, which has expanded its looting and destruction of antiquities in recent months, has reportedly captured part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Syrian Desert.
Samuel Oakford
5.15.15
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