The Whole World Is Debating Whether “ISIS Brides” Should Go Home. But Yazidi Women Want Them Brought To Justice.
Far from being innocent bystanders, women who joined ISIS participated in the torture and humiliation of Yazidi women.
A Transgender Woman Who Sought Asylum In The US Was Deported And Killed In El Salvador
"If my ultimate sin is to investigate what happened to her, so be it," a friend said.
Canadians Think The US Is Just As Likely To Try And Influence In The Next Election As China, New Poll Says
A new poll also shows Canadians have little or no confidence that social media companies can prevent foreign entities from interfering in the election.
Trump Doesn't Want A Woman Who Left The US For ISIS To Return. Her Lawyers Say She's A Citizen.
The family of Hoda Muthana, whom BuzzFeed News exclusively profiled in 2015, say they have documents showing she is a US citizen. The government says she's not.
This Australian Baby Boy Has Spent His Whole Life Trapped In China’s Police State. Now His Dad Wants Him Out.
The 18-month-old boy’s Australian father is fighting to be reunited with his family.
After An Anti-Trans Backlash, The Lottery Fund Will Give A Grant To A Charity For Trans Kids
Mermaids UK will receive £500,000 funding, following a review of the decision sparked by anti-trans campaigners.
These Women Are Living In Fear After Their College Suspended Them Over A WhatsApp Message
Amid a tense atmosphere following the deadliest terror attack in Kashmir in decades, four young women are fearing for their lives over a WhatsApp message they allegedly sent.
20 Years After Hugo Chávez Launched The Revolution, Venezuela Is Falling Apart From Within
Despite Donald Trump's bellicose rhetoric, the real threat to Venezuela comes from within, as once-loyal supporters turn against the government.
These Women Joined Facebook To Follow Their Crushes. Now They’re Using Their Skills To Expose Abusive Police.
Women in Sudan have transformed Facebook groups initially set up to spill the tea on their love lives to expose members of the security forces abusing their power — and are now at the heart of protests sweeping the country.
Twitter Just Removed A Tweet From An Account Linked To Iran’s Supreme Leader, Raising Enforcement Questions
Twitter has previously used a newsworthiness standard to defend its refusal to apply abuse and harassment rules to President Donald Trump’s account.
Thousands Of Teens Have Gone On Strike From Schools Across Europe To Demand Action On Climate Change
After the UK prime minister said 15,000 UK students who boycotted school to demonstrate “wastes lesson time,” the 16-year-old girl who inspired the protest movement replied, “political leaders have wasted 30 [years] of inaction.”
A Longtime Friend Of Vladimir Putin’s Was Invited To Speak At An EU-Funded Conference
BuzzFeed News had earlier revealed the planned participation of Vladimir Yakunin, who is the target of US sanctions.
The Breakout Star From Netflix’s Roma Did A Photoshoot At The US-Mexico Border And It Is Stunning
Yalitza Aparicio was photographed for W Magazine in Tijuana, Mexico in front of the border wall that divides the US and Mexico.
The Trump Administration Has Sent The First Asylum-Seeking Families Back To Mexico
Five families, including 10 children, were returned as part of the administration's new plans to force asylum seekers to wait in Mexico.
Mexican Authorities Are Stopping Unaccompanied Kids From Seeking Asylum In The US At Every Turn
"Mexican immigration... snatches them up when they are on the precipice of safety. How does that benefit the children? That is a political move, and children are the victims."
A High-Profile Journalist And Critic Of The President Of The Philippines Has Been Arrested
Rappler journalists livestreamed the arrest warrant being served to Maria Ressa, who in 2018 was named a Time magazine Person of the Year.
Apple Has A Repair Problem In The World's Second Largest Smartphone Market
There are no Apple stores yet in India, and iPhone users have been stranded with third-party service providers, who they say do not live up to the premium brand’s promise in the rest of the world.
A Trailblazing HIV Doctor Who Helped Thousands Access PrEP Has Died At 44
Dr Mags Portman, a hero of the LGBT and HIV community, leaves behind a husband, two children, and a legacy: getting PrEP into the hands of those who need it.
A Record Number Of Immigrants Are Detained In The US. Blame Trump’s “Draconian” Policies, A Former ICE Official Says.
“This record high number results entirely from the draconian enforcement policies of the Trump Administration."
A Company Whose Director Represents Joseph Mifsud Changed Its Name To “No Vichok Ltd” After The Salisbury Attack
A Novichok nerve agent was identified as being used to poison Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter. One person later died as a result of the attack.
Governors Are Pulling Their Troops From The Border, Saying There Is No “Crisis”
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is the second state executive in less than a week to announce a withdrawal of troops.
A Secret Facebook Group Of Twitter Personalities Has Been Coordinating Harassment Against Women
The "LOL League" was a shitposting group for some of French media's most popular Twitter users, where they would coordinate abuse against women, people of color, and the LGBT community.
The American Hackers Accused Of Murdering A Young Woman In The Philippines Pleaded Not Guilty
Mir Islam and Troy Woody Jr., changed their story yet again about the circumstances surrounding the death of Tomi Masters.
Police In Indonesia Used A Huge Snake During An Interrogation
The human rights lawyer who obtained the footage and posted it on Twitter told BuzzFeed News the man's treatment amounted to torture.
Senior European Diplomats Believe Theresa May Has Embarked On A “Buy Time” Strategy
Exclusive: A diplomatic note seen by BuzzFeed News reveals that senior European diplomats think the prime minister is trying to “buy time” with MPs – and the risks of a “no deal by accident” are increasing.
Venezuela Is Refusing To Allow In Aid, Calling It A “Rotten Gift” From The US
The embattled president was defiant in an hour-long press conference, even as the power went out around him.
Twitter Is About To Be Questioned About Political Bias By India’s Nationalist Government. The Company Is Denying It.
Twitter says that it doesn’t let users’ political ideologies influence its policies, three days before being questioned by a Parliamentary Committee in India.
Days After Its Disastrous British Launch, Turning Point Has Already Lost One Of Its Star Recruits
“There was a sense of people realising, 'Who are these cranks?'”
How A Canadian Yellow Vest Site Used Fake Accounts And Marketing Savvy To Monetize Outrage
YellowVestGroup.com shows how different actors will target Canadian politics ahead of the fall federal election.
A Huge Climate Change Movement Led By Teenage Girls Is Sweeping Europe. And It’s Coming To The US Next.
Students are going on strike around the world to demand action on climate change, in a movement led almost entirely by teenage girls.