From an unassuming Victorian terraced house in Leyton, East London, Britain’s Sharia Council presides over hundreds of cases every year. This parallel legal system remains unknown to many of its neighbours in Leyton, yet this court has existed for over 20 years. Presiding over the court are ten Sheikhs; respected members of the Muslim community […]
Fussy eating, also known as Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder, may be more serious than most parents would assume. Not gaining from the immediate attention such as anorexia and bulimia, the stories in this documentary proves that the disorder can pose an equally serious risk to health, and even become deadly when not recognized in time.
In Indonesia, the world of debt collecting is typically made up of darker skinned minorities from the Islands of Maluku in Eastern Indonesia who are locally perceived and stereotyped as being intimidating members of the underworld. But in reality, Indonesia's debt collecting industry is regulated and crucial to the country's economic stability. We met up […]
Veteran broadcaster Trevor McDonald ventures inside two prisons that hold some of America’s most notorious women criminals. Indiana Women’s Prison and the Rockville Correctional Facility in the State of Indiana hold over 1800 offenders. Some are serving long sentences for very violent crimes, others will never be released.
K-Pop, or Korean Idol pop music, is a 5 billion dollar industry whose music, fashion, stars and lifestyle have taken the world by storm. But while K-Pop’s fanbase has diversified, most K-Pop idols haven’t – so what happens when white people try and become K-Pop idols themselves? On this episode of 'MINORITY REPORTS,' VICE sent […]
In the early 2000s, India started a push towards gender equality with new laws aimed at protecting women from assault and marital disputes. But as protections for women grow stronger, some men in the country have started to mobilize, convinced women make false accusations and use the laws against their husbands as retribution. Now India […]
Rainbow nation? Antiapartheid? White farmers fear to have their land confiscated without compensation. South Africa is further removed now from the ideal of a rainbow nation than at any other time since the official end of apartheid in 1994. Extremists are increasingly gaining traction and poisoning the atmosphere, as some incite hatred for short-term political […]