North Korean Labor Camps – VICE NEWS – Part 2 of 7

North Korean Labor Camps – VICE NEWS – Part 2 of 7

[MODEM NOISE][MUSIC PLAYING]SHANE SMITH: When I was a kid, I always want to take theTrans-Siberian because it seemed so far away, andromantic, and freaky.I imagined Tartars and Mongolians cooking in theircabins and trading with Turkmen and Uyghurs for rareand delicate silks.But instead what I got was trees, lots of trees,interspersed with rotten industrial wastelands andpeppered […]

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North Korean Labor Camps – VICE NEWS – Part 1 of 7

North Korean Labor Camps – VICE NEWS – Part 1 of 7

[MODEM NOISE][CEREMONIAL MUSIC]SHANE SMITH: I’ve been to the mostfucked up place on Earth–twice.The Hermit Kingdom of North Korea.(WHISPERING) It’s totally insane. The thing is, when you go to North Korea,you’re not a tourist.You’re on a government-sanctioned tour.And you can’t go anywhere outside your hotel withoutyour guide, your translator, and your secret police.You’re also not allowed […]

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Inside Darfur – VICE News

Inside Darfur – VICE News

[SUDANESE MUSIC PLAYING]SHANE SMITH: Getting into Sudan was really difficult.We had to fly to London and wait at the Sudanese embassy.Our contact in Sudan had talked to the ambassador.And so the ambassador had talked to some minister thatour contact’s father was friends with.So we’re waiting.And I’m like, there’s no way this is going to happen.And […]

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