The War On Drugs

The Opioid Crisis Sweeping Africa | The War on Drugs

Africa is in the midst of an opioids crisis. The painkiller Tramadol is exploding on the continent – and the War on Drugs is making the situation even worse.
VWN Informers

A Former Drug Kingpin Shares His Secrets | Informer

The former head of a drugs gang reveals how he made millions by building up his reputation, evading authorities and, at times, using violence.
VWN Decade of Hate

Germany's Far Right is Surging

Forget the pandemic, Germany is plagued by conspiracies. In the birthplace of the Nazis, COVID-skeptics have formed an alliance with a cohort of far-right nationalists.
False Gods

The Cult Leader Who Claims to Be Leonardo da Vinci | False Gods

Serge Benhayon leads a group called Universal Medicine that an Australian court found it was true to call a "socially harmful cult". Despite this, it continues to attract followers around the world.
VICE Specials

Squatting in the World’s Most Expensive City

In 2020, Paris became the most expensive city in the world. With 15 percent of properties unoccupied, squatters who can't afford rent are moving into abandoned buildings.
VICE Specials

Lebanon’s Green Gold

Cannabis investors are flocking to Lebanon to capitalize on the recent legalization of medicinal cannabis.
VICE Specials

Inside Europe’s Cannabis Capital

Inside the booming marijuana industry in Catalonia, Spain, which due to permissive attitudes towards the drug, has become the main exporter to the rest of Europe.

I Was Kidnapped Photographing Libyan War Zones

Conflict photographer legend Lynsey Addario talks to VICE about how she was kidnapped in Libya by Gaddafi loyalist forces and held hostage for a week in 2011.
VWN Super-Users

Falsely Accused of Pedophilia Online - Guy Babcock

A vicious troll destroyed Guy Babcock’s reputation by writing hundreds of posts calling him a pedophile. After investigating, he couldn't believe who was behind it.
VWN Investigators

Uncovering a $230 million tax fraud

The murder of Sergei Magnitsky while in prison remains one of the darkest scandals in the history of the Russian criminal justice system. This is his story.
VWN Informers

Working as a Sex Worker During the Pandemic | Informer

We hear from an escort about how the sex industry has been affected by the pandemic and the challenges she faces working in a job without protection and support.
The War On Drugs

Turning 12-Year-Olds Into Drug Dealers | The War on Drugs

County Lines – big city crime groups exploiting kids to sell drugs has horrified the UK. But, we show how this phenomenon is a direct product of the War on Drugs itself.