France Hunts Down Suspected Militants: VICE News Capsule, January 28

http://youtu.be/rKb3IU5-WwE The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: French forces break suspected militant recruitment ring in country's south, rain hampers aid efforts in flood-stricken Malawi, stalled donor funding forces UN to stop payments for Gaza reconstruction, and the burden of childcare is making it hard for many South Korean ...

Six Months in Jail for a Tweet: Bahrain Update

http://youtu.be/4YDTa3D86VY On January 20, Bahrain sentenced its most prominent human rights activist to six months in jail — for a tweet. Nabeel Rajab, president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, was convicted of insulting the Bahraini government under Article 216 of the country’s strict penal code. VICE News was with Nabeel at his home, when he ...

A Tannery Worker Poisoned by Toxic Chemicals (Extra Scene from ‘Toxic Tanneries’)

http://youtu.be/kG7HFmIOYjM Bangladesh’s leather industry is worth a billion dollars a year, but that value comes at a significant human cost to the many workers employed in the country’s leather tanneries. The process of tanning leather hides is highly toxic. Workers face appalling conditions and are exposed to dangerous chemicals that also pollute surrounding waterways. VICE News traveled ...

Who Killed the Former Russian Spy?: VICE News Capsule, January 27

http://youtu.be/6J8AAAJMKUE The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Another sign of Russia's crackdown on the Crimean Tatars, Egypt convicts doctor of manslaughter in first FGM trial, UK launches public inquiry into death of ex-KGB agent, and scientists prepare a group of water fleas for a mission into space. CRIMEA Russian Forces ...

Trapped by Artillery Fire: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 88)

http://youtu.be/ZB3PiKhe41c After a lull in fighting between the Ukrainian military and the Russian-backed rebels of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DNR) in eastern Ukraine, violence escalated again in mid-January. A ceasefire agreed in September seemed barely worth the paper it was written on. A battle continued to rage around the strategically important Donetsk airport, as the ...

Blood Diamonds and Religious War: Diamonds and Division (Trailer)

http://youtu.be/vnUMFsBSCMA ​Watch the full length "Blood Diamonds and Religious War: Diamonds and Division" - http://bit.ly/1zYdmRq The Central African Republic is one of the poorest countries in the world, but it is also rich in natural resources. One of the official mining sectors has collapsed amid the country’s ongoing conflict, and now both sides are benefitting from the ...

Fighting Escalates in Eastern Ukraine: VICE News Capsule, January 26

http://youtu.be/ybogSQ78B38 The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Shelling kills dozens of civilians in eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, Tokyo protesters criticize prime minister's response to hostage situation, journalist who first reported on death of Argentinian state prosecutor flees to Israel, and three densely populated Brazilian states are facing ...

Storming Spain’s Razor-Wire Fence: Europe Or Die (Episode 1/4)

http://youtu.be/OmqOlxNQABI Since 2000, more than 27,000 migrants and refugees have died attempting the perilous journey to Europe. With an unprecedented number of people breaking through its heavily barricaded borders in 2014, the EU continues to fortify its frontiers. VICE News presents Europe or Die, a new four-part series that documents the efforts of those risking their lives ...

Risking Their Lives to Cross the Border: Europe or Die (Trailer)

http://youtu.be/XetmJJX8FtY Watch now on VICE News: http://bit.ly/1C9ks6x Since 2000, more than 27,000 migrants and refugees have died attempting the perilous journey to Europe. With an unprecedented number of people breaking through its heavily barricaded borders in 2014, the continent's leaders continue to fortify the perimeter. VICE News presents Europe or Die, a new four-part series that documents the ...

The End of the Umbrella Revolution: Hong Kong Silenced

http://youtu.be/_wXUulAG5z4 In September 2014, VICE News documented the birth of the so-called Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong. When students organized a weeklong strike to protest China’s handling of the local election process, the government responded with tear gas. Thousands of Hong Kong residents took to the city’s streets in solidarity with the students and the protesters ...

Aftermath of Syrian Airstrike Near Damascus: This Just In

http://youtu.be/XVgOznhvMSA A Syrian government airstrike struck the town of Hamouriyeh in the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus on Friday. At least 32 people were killed by the attack, which occurred shortly after Friday prayers, according to local activists and the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights. Watch "The War Next Door" - http://bit.ly/1we4sbb Read "Islamic State Shows Off Downed ...

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 23, 2015

http://youtu.be/TT9DKoOu6QU Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Tensions rise between locals and foreign shopkeepers in South African city of Soweto, Chile will reopen its investigation into the death of Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda, El Salvador grants amnesty to woman accused of having ...

Deadly Mortar Strike at Donetsk Bus Stop: This Just In

http://youtu.be/38rsADI9Etw At least 13 civilians were killed as a result of shelling at a Donetsk bus stop early Thursday, with a further 20 people reportedly injured. Conflicting reports have emerged as to who was responsible, with both a pro-Ukrainian diversionary group and pro-Russia rebels being blamed for the attack in the separatist stronghold. Watch "The European Union ...

25,000 March Against Islam: Hate in Europe

http://youtu.be/hZFmnz4ROEo Every Monday since the beginning of October, protesters have taken to the streets of Dresden, Germany, under the banner of “Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the Occident” (PEGIDA). While the initial protests in early October saw 350 demonstrators in attendance, the numbers have risen week by week, reaching 25,000 on January 12. Up until very ...

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 22, 2015

http://youtu.be/vkvnojPPGVg Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Anti-government demonstrations grow in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, amateur video appears to show aftermath of Syrian air strikes on village controlled by the Islamic State, U.S. law enforcement agencies are using a radar that ...

Toxic Tanneries Poisoning Workers in Bangladesh

http://youtu.be/a0UCeTjhSJI Bangladesh’s leather industry is worth a billion dollars a year, but that value comes at a significant human cost to the many workers employed in the country’s leather tanneries. The process of tanning leather hides is highly toxic. Workers face appalling conditions and are exposed to dangerous chemicals that also pollute surrounding waterways. VICE News correspondent ...

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 21, 2015

http://youtu.be/KJztf40LP3I Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Turkish authorities target Erdogan opponents in wiretapping raids, dozens of migrants accuse French police of brutality in Calais, Italian police bust mafia drug ring in Rome, and India's tiger population is up by almost a third ...

The End of the Umbrella Revolution: Hong Kong Silenced (Trailer)

http://youtu.be/fAzBJZ3wEnA In September 2014, VICE News documented the birth of the so-called Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong. When students organized a weeklong strike to protest China’s handling of the local election process, the government responded with tear gas. Thousands of Hong Kong residents took to the city’s streets in solidarity with the students and the protesters ...

The Human Cost of War in the Central African Republic

http://youtu.be/6VSsg8PY9vA In 2013, a Muslim rebel group named the Seleka led a coup in the Central African Republic (CAR), overthrowing the Christian President Francois Bozize and bringing the country into an ethno-religious civil war. Later that year, VICE News traveled to the CAR to cover the conflict which has left over 5,000 dead and nearly a ...

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 20, 2015

http://youtu.be/BcXJtu5Dys0 Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Chinese security forces are cracking down on illegal border crossers who aim to take part in jihads abroad, police used teargas on children to break up a rally outside of a primary school in Nairobi, six ...

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 19, 2015

http://youtu.be/afbFp5GK4kc Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Ukrainian government forces fought to retake control of Donetsk airport from pro-Russia rebels over the weekend, Riyadh’s $22 billion metro system is running ahead of schedule and could be completed before its 2018 deadline, the Chadian government is sending a large military contingent to fight against the extremist group Boko ...

Murders, Not Suicides (Excerpt from ‘The VICE News Interview: Joseph Hickman’)

http://youtu.be/POBhjZRJbVw What really happened at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility on the night of June 9, 2006? According to the US government, three detainees — all imprisoned as part of the global war on terror — hung themselves in their cells that night. But Army Staff Sergeant Joseph Hickman, who was on guard that night at Camp ...

The Central African Republic Torn Apart (Trailer)

http://youtu.be/d8jKyQLrR3w Watch now on VICE News: http://bit.ly/1yIurxp In 2013, a Muslim rebel group named the Seleka led a coup in the Central African Republic, overthrowing the Christian President Francois Bozize and bringing the country into an ethno-religious civil war. Later that year, VICE News traveled to the CAR to cover the conflict which has left over 5,000 ...

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 16, 2015

http://youtu.be/k3k_t-b0tOU Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Protests break out in Boston and Washington, D.C., fighting escalates between the Libyan government and opposition forces in Benghazi, Libya, medical workers in Guinea are going door-to-door to check on people who may have been exposed ...

Revolution in Burkina Faso: The Fall of Compaoré

http://youtu.be/8sIgtY2uueU In late October, the landlocked African nation of Burkina Faso saw the end of its president’s 27-year-long reign. A popular revolution terminated Blaise Compaoré’s term after he tried to change the constitution so that he could run for a fifth consecutive term. Cornered by an angry mob in his presidential palace, "Beau Blaise" fled the country ...