Nigeria's Self-Styled Warriors: Meet the Vigilante Army Taking on the World's Deadliest Terror Group
VICE News met a commander of the Civilian JTF, a vigilante group formed in 2013 who have been instrumental in fighting Boko Haram militants and protecting Nigerian civilians from army abuses.
This Guy Developed Computer Software to Map Corruption Between Colombian Authorities and Organized Crime Groups
Eduardo Salcedo-Albarán has helped to uncover links between government officials and narco-paramilitary commanders.
Meet the Man Recruiting Vigilantes to Fight Crime in an Australian Town
A Irish-born immigrant named Gary Hall wants to import the violent paramilitary tactics of Northern Ireland's Ulster Volunteer Force to the Northern Territory town of Alice Springs.
On the Frontline with an Iraqi Shia Volunteer Force Fighting the Islamic State
Iraq has been forced to rely on Shia paramilitaries to do much of the fighting against IS. VICE News spent time with the Kata'ib Sayyid al-Shuhada, a brigade battling to secure the northern outskirts of Baghdad and the city of Samarra.