Vice: Children for Sale

A vast underground network of traffickers has made a living convincing poor mothers in Bulgaria to sell their infants to rich Greek couples. From the courts, to the slums, to the NGOs fighting to put an end to the practice, VICE Greece took a deep dive into how the trafficking …

Vice: Flint Water Crisis / Libya on the Brink

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan horrified the nation: a once-thriving industrial city had fallen on such hard times that residents couldn’t even trust the water from their own taps. More shocking still were revelations that city and state officials knew about the problems with the water, but failed to …

Vice: The End of Polio / Collateral Damage

Pakistan is the last battleground in the fight to eradicate polio: since the late 80s, new cases of the wild disease have dropped from hundreds of thousands per year to just hundreds. But in Pakistan’s poorest areas, there is widespread distrust of vaccinators, and the Pakistani Taliban have openly condoned …

Vice: The Deal / City of Lost Children

Since the hostage crisis in 1979, Iran and the United States have been bitter enemies. But in 2015, the US and major world powers reached an unprecedented agreement with Iran, lifting economic sanctions in exchange for Iran’s agreement to limit its nuclear capabilities. VICE travels to Tehran to gauge attitudes …

Vice: Trump in Dubai / China in Africa

The United Arab Emirates, and Dubai in particular, are often described as paradise in the Middle East. But the 5 million migrant workers who live there, making up more than half the population, have an entirely different experience. They live in appalling conditions, and regularly end up with nothing, even …

Vice: Afghan Women’s Rights / Floating Armories

When the United States invaded Afghanistan, the liberation of Afghan women was used as a rallying cry to garner public support. Now, after nearly 15 years and hundreds of billions in taxpayer dollars spent, violence and oppression are still a fact of life for the country’s women. With the Taliban …

Vice: Palestine Now / Viva Cuba Libre

The conflict between Israel and the Palestinian people has been locked in a cycle of violence for generations. But now, young people in the West Bank are growing so disillusioned with the status quo that they’re turning their backs on their own government. VICE reports from Bethlehem, Hebron, Ramallah and …

Vice: Return to Yemen / Church & States

Last year, Yemen’s Houthi rebels launched a massive military campaign that overthrew the Yemeni government and sent the Arabian Peninsula into turmoil. Now, Saudi Arabia — nervous about the insurrection near its southern border — is trying to push the Houthis back with a ruthless bombing campaign. VICE returns to …

Vice: Meathooked / End of Water

The world is addicted to meat: In developing countries around the world, diets are starting to look more like ours, incorporating more and more beef and pork. Massive factory farms are springing up to supply that demand. But industrial meat operations produce more than just cheap T-bones; they also dish …

Vice: Beating Blindness / White Collar Weed

Doctors and researchers are making incredible strides in the fight against blindness with new assistive technologies and advances in surgical techniques. This means that many patients who’ve lost sight entirely can now regain visual perception and the independence that comes with it–a process that can be as disorienting as it …