mutilation

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Cops Say Japanese Serial Killer Used Twitter to Lure Suicidal Victims

Takahiro Shiraishi​ reportedly admitted to killing nine people since August after police found multiple severed heads and bodies in his apartment.
Allie Conti
11.1.17
Photo

Brutal Photos of Men Impaling Themselves at a Thai Festival

Giselle Natassia traveled to Phuket, Thailand, to photograph the "mason" of the Nine Emperor Gods festival, who pierce their cheeks, tongues, and bodies.
Giselle Natassia
9.14.16
Impact

The Victims of Cameroon's Horrific Breast Ironing Tradition

Some Cameroonian mothers flatten their daughters' breasts with hot spatulas in the hope that that will make them less attractive to men, and the consequences are tragic.
Gildas Paré, Words by Matthieu Bidan
8.19.15
africa

Tanzania Police Arrest Man Who Tried to Sell Albino Niece for Body Parts

Authorities have recently cracked down on the illegal trade of Albino body parts, which are often hacked from their victims for use in black magic and charms.
VICE News
6.17.15
on the line

On The Line: Claire Ward Discusses Female Circumcision

Claire Ward joins On The Line to discuss her documentary “Reversing Female Circumcision: The Cut That Heals.”
VICE News
3.16.15
female genital mutilation

Performing Surgery to Reverse FGM (Excerpt from ‘The Cut That Heals’)

In this excerpt, VICE News shows a little-known surgery that reverses the damage from FGM, by reopening the genitalia that had previously been sewn shut.
VICE News
2.16.15
VICE News

Reversing Female Circumcision: The Cut That Heals

VICE News meets a woman who is fighting back against the practice of female genital mutilation by reversing it.
VICE News
2.7.15
female genital mutilation

Reversing Female Circumcision: The Cut That Heals (Trailer)

Coming soon: VICE News meets a woman who is fighting back against the practice of female genital mutilation by reversing it.
VICE News
2.2.15
Stuff

I'm Intersex and My Body Works Just Fine, Thank You

People need to become more accepting so doctors stop trying to "fix" those like her, says Emily Quinn.
Hanna Hanra
11.10.14
Stuff

Ron Athey Literally Bleeds for His Art

We spoke to the controversial performance artist about self-mutilation, audience members who faint on him, and surviving the AIDS epidemic as an HIV-positive man.
Amelia Abraham
9.24.14
Features

Engines of Horror: How Video Games Are Confronting Our Darkest Subconscious

A rising tide of video games and virtual reality simulators is rethinking how to communicate the primal, psychic experience of being human.
Jagger Gravning
9.4.14