The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Egypt’s president says he won’t interfere with Al Jazeera journalists verdicts, NGO report accuses Britain of selling most weapons to oppressive governments, Malaysian police clash with environmentalists, and most Muslims have fled the western areas of the Central African Republic.
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President Sisi Won’t Help Release Al Jazeera Journalists
The new leader says the justice system must be respected.
Egypt and Saudi Top Weapons Buyers Despite Rights Record
The country sold more than $3.4 billion in weapons to oppressive regimes last year.
Police Attack Protesters Outside Rare Earth Refinery
The environmentalists have called for the facility to be shut down over the health hazards its processing methods cause local residents.
More Than 90% of Muslims in West Have Fled Violence
The UN warns religious violence is putting the country at risk of genocide.
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