10 Best Episodes of VICE - Season 8

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Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 26, 2023.

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#8 - El Darién & Out of Sight (Season 8 - Episode 4)

As thousands of migrants make their way toward the United States, many face a grueling 60-mile hike along the Columbia-Panama border through one of the world’s most dangerous jungles. Paola Ramos travels to El Darién to meet with migrants facing robbery, rape and death on the road north; The police-worn body camera is a potent weapon against police brutality, but while sales have skyrocketed, it has yet to fulfill its promise as a silver bullet. Krishna Andavolu investigates body camera functionality, usage, legislation and impact.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 23 votes.


#7 - Shadow War & God and Country (Season 8 - Episode 8)


With unprecedented access in Iran and Iraq, Suroosh Alvi investigates a sprawling shadow war for the heart of the Middle East; Alzo Slade travels throughout the Bible Belt to see how the evangelical community is grappling with a post-Trump world and shaping the next chapter of the conservative religious landscape.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 17 votes.


#6 - Talibanistan & Armed and Black (Season 8 - Episode 1)

What the future of Afghanistan may hold now that American troops are leaving after more than 19 years of war; Major players helping to arm and train Black Americans with guns and why arming up as a Black person can carry deadly risks.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 34 votes.


#5 - Evicted & Haiti's New Strongman (Season 8 - Episode 3)


Jason Motlagh travels to Haiti to uncover the relationship between the government of the US-backed President, a local gang leader, and the recent violence; Ben Solomon meets those pulled into homelessness during the pandemic.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 22 votes.


#4 - Nigerian Uprising & The Brink (Season 8 - Episode 2)

Alzo Slade meets the young Nigerians at the center of #EndSARS, and those involved in the deadly crackdown against them; Seb Walker sits with Trump's Acting Secretary of Defense Chris Miller to discuss his controversial days in office.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 27 votes.


#3 - Yemen's War Kids & Joint Custody (Season 8 - Episode 7)


Isobel Yeung gains rare access to the frontlines of Marib and explores how the escalation in Yemen's conflict is impacting its most vulnerable citizens— children; Krishna Andavolu reports on how parents across the country who use pot can face losing custody of their kids even in states where it has been legalized.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 15 votes.


#2 - Hong Kong's Resistance & Prison Profiteers (Season 8 - Episode 6)

Immersive reporting from the frontlines of global conflicts, civil uprisings and beyond, as correspondents tackle complex geopolitical stories from all corners of the globe.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 20 votes.


#1 - Egypt's Silent War & Chain of Command (Season 8 - Episode 5)


Human rights abuses in Egypt; violence and impunity on US military bases.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 18 votes.

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