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How the Angola Three Became National Symbols of Injustice

Albert Woodfox has been in solitary confinement since the 1970s, and he's supposed to be let out this week—but Louisiana is dragging its feet.
Mike Pearl
6.11.15
VICE News

Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine

With Crimea's referendum quickly approaching, tension has spread across Ukraine, especially in the east. Before Thursday's protests in Donetsk escalated into violence, VICE News correspondent Robert King interviewed pro-Russia and pro-Ukraine...
Robert King
3.17.14
VICE News

Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine

As Russia moves 10,000 troops to the Ukrainian border and Crimea prepares for a secession referendum, tension remains high all over Ukraine—especially in the east.
Robert King
3.17.14
News

Intercommunal Violence Continues in the Central African Republic

In the capital city of Bangui alone, hundreds have died and nearly 200,000 people have been driven from their homes as a result of continual clashes between government forces, civilian militias, African peacekeepers, and the French military.
Danny Gold
12.17.13
The Holding Court Issue

Strolling the Champs-Élysées with 120,000 Syrian Refugees

On August 21, Mohamed watched rockets fly over his village outside Damascus. Rumors spread that the rockets had been loaded with sarin nerve gas. When he returned home, two of his children were dead. Mohamed left Syria, and five days later, I met him...
Robert King as Told to Rocco Castoro and Angelina Fa
10.21.13
Stuff

Introducing the Holding Court Issue

This month's cover by Marcel Dzama is the kind of strange painting you’d want to cut out and put on your wall, only you can’t if you’re just looking at it on your computer like a putz. <a href=http://store.vice.com/>Get a subscription already</a>.
VICE Staff
10.14.13
ground zero

Za'atari Refugee Camp

The Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan is a disturbing reflection of just how bad the civil war in Syria has gotten. When it opened, Za'atari had just 100 families. Today, it has about 120,000 residents.
VICE Staff
10.3.13
VICE News

The Battle of Taksim Square

This footage was shot by Robert King last Tuesday morning when Taksim Square was being evicted by the riot police. The Turkish prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, had said he would meet with the protesters on Wednesday, but then, all of a sudden, the...
Robert King
6.13.13
ground zero

Syria

Last year VICE commissioned photographer and videographer Robert King to document the civil war that has been ravaging Syria for the past two years.
VICE Staff
6.7.13
ground zero

Snipers of Aleppo

Over the last six months the FSA and the battle for Aleppo has transitioned from a full-on frontline assault into a slow-paced but still deadly sniper war.
Robert King
6.4.13
The World Hates You Issue

The Wizard of the Saddle Rides Again

In the middle of a park in Memphis, Tennessee, stands a statue of Confederate Lieutenant General Nathan Bedford Forrest, one of the most infamous and powerful racists in American history.
Rocco Castoro
5.15.13
The World Hates You Issue

A Long Way from Home

What has America done to Chechnya? While we’ll still be searching for more information about the Tsarnaev brothers and what motivated them for months—if not years—to come, their roots in Chechnya and the history of that country are a good place to...
Lorenzo Vidino
5.1.13
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