Absolutely heartbreaking to see the conditions Liberians live in. Curious how the area has changed with China's One Belt, One Road policy and the infrastructure and economy development it has introduced to Africa. Has VICE done an updated piece since then?
These documentaries makes Liberia look like a slum and are still on the verge of civil war. Monrovia is a beautiful city with developing infrastructure.
Just look at how they introduce us to the capital by presenting Monrovia, Liberia as a slum 4:31. Many journalists like showing only Tue negative aspects and completely ignore the good. On top of that, they are showing footage from the time of the civil war using the present tense.
Me: You’ll go to bed early tonight and wake up ready for a new day
YouTube: No you won’t!... cue this video
Really fascinating... although at the end of the film it seems a little empty to describe the world I was just brought into.
I used to work with ngo’s in the UN and the lack of effort (albeit because of resources) makes you wonder why they are even there... until you hear an ex war leader say they’ll be ready to fight when they leave...
sketch as fuck. Bribing policemen is really unethical; corruption is one of the biggest problems facing the third world and he contributed directly to it by paying to get a warlord released from prison. this is entertainment, not journalism.
Yes, he DID kill people but God found the grace and mercy to come to him and forgive him. He, has since repented and God knows we are NOT perfect. He, has forgiven this man and now his life is different. He, IS NOT EXEMPT from the repercussions of the killings that he did. Because, people STILL want to kill him and he is fully aware that those consequences have come from his past life. We, DON'T know what lead him in his life to murdering people. But, whatever it was, God saw fit to forgive him and the Bible says, "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone" to the woman who was caught sinning red handed. But, NO ONE came forward to stone her and therefore, NO ONE can or should come forward to throw stones at him. But, be grateful to God that this mans life has been CHANGES and because of it, ALL of the children and young people who were following him now have a chance. And, a far greater example to live by IN THEIR WORLD. I support this brothers NEW EFFORTS and I believe his conversion is real and once that is the case, there IS NO GOING BACK!
I would REALLY LOVE to be able to make contact with this brother in Christ now. I would like to aid and assist him in his Evangelism efforts. PLEASE, share his contact information for WHATSAPP or Messenger. It, would be greatly appreciated.
@Studiepie PG3D so? That dont make it a world war. Ww1 had naval battles on the african rift valley lakes at the same time there was trenches in france just cause you havent walked far enough to see the end of the conflict zone dont mean the whole world is fighting.
Absolutely everything that boy in the red jersey was saying and doing, broke me inside...
Children shouldn't be doing heroin or coke. Children shouldn't be "raping big-bellied women". Children shouldn't be worrying about how they're getting their money! What has HAPPENED to the world!?! 😡😵😲💔😢
@Bin1 So, this sh*t doesn't happen anywhere else? Only in Liberia? As much as I'd like to believe that, I just can't. I think there's still parts of this world and odd cultures that STILL haven't been introduced to modern society.
Unbelievable. I decided to look up general "butt naked" while watching this documentary, and came across an article detailing his and other warlords crimes, and how they should be prosecuted - as well as being pretty surprised that apparently he's still alive. These journalists have no context of the situation. Yes he's a horrific criminal and under normal circumstances without a doubt should be immediately executed. But this is a part of the culture in Liberia; war, to rape, kill, and steal in order to survive. What the fuck are they gonna do, prosecute the mass amount of people who have raped and killed someone? Shit won't change a mf thing in this country. These arrogant "all-knowing" journalists from afar don't realize that at the end of the day a portion of the problem was created directly by America delivering slaves back to West Africa, which simply reinforced/restarted the cycle of slavery and violence which would plague generations. And now, the simple and fabulous solution is to get rid of someone who has come to realize his failures and aim to rehabilitate those affected by the war? This is some straight up bullshit. I used to just reside by my assumptions that many of these 3rd world countries are just "shitholes" - which Liberia could easily be described as - but that they had simply created their own issues and government disfunction. I hope more people realize that there's way more to the story. Apologies for making this the longest comment you'll ever read if you get this far, I'm gonna catch some resbite and go back to casual serial killer bingeing.
Well, maybe one day people will stop eating each other because it's the right thing to do, for now I guess we're too dumb and still need some fictional god to order us to stop eating each other for us to do so, oh well.
and I'm saying us because if we were put in their shoes, we would act the same.