Looting

11.12.18

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.

11.7.18

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

His latest film criticizes museums for holding onto looted art.

5.3.18

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.

9.2.17

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.

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5.20.16

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.

1.21.16

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.

9.30.15

Where Do ISIS-Looted Antiquities Go?

Probably someone’s basement. For a long time.

8.3.15

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.

7.15.15

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.

5.15.15

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.

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