“I Knew That They Had Killed People” | Developing News

“I Knew That They Had Killed People” | Developing News

Alfons Rodriguez is a photographer and filmmaker that has a knack for getting into very difficult places – whether that’s embedding with child soldiers living on an active volcano, going into North Korea in disguise, or travelling through Russia along the Tran-Siberian Railway, Alfons has found a way to get his shots.

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45 Comments

  1. Eu, a Rainha e 3 princesas. on January 10, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    this is a f+++ up story 🙁 child soldiers….

  2. Musinguzi Joel on January 10, 2022 at 8:45 pm

    Some journalists are a gem💯💯❤🙏
    This is a true brief story about congo.

  3. DaKrawnik420 on January 10, 2022 at 8:45 pm

    Majority of humans are not intelligent and follow whatever the politicians say. Greedy and uncaring politicians. The people need to set the terms and elect officials that must honor them. What we have today is insane. People are sheep. They aren’t getting smarter on their own.

  4. Sweet Meat on January 10, 2022 at 8:45 pm

    This is the first time I hear about Alfons Rodriguez, and I hope it isn’t the last time!
    Very captivating topics and I like this man’s style! 🙂

  5. Ron on January 10, 2022 at 8:46 pm

    I flew a Bell 212helicopter on relief missions in Africa as a civilian I landed in a remote area and waited for my passengers to do a survey. A young boy and his buddy ..maybe 10 years old came out of the jungle as I sat in the Clearing both had AK 47s one boy raised his gun and pulled the trigger luckily it misfired ..as he was racking another round into the chamber I pulled the 9mm Browning pistol I had and shot him in the chest the other boy fled . The one I shot died in a couple minutes ..just me maybe but I feel no remorse ..those boys were stone killers

  6. Big Daddy Rat on January 10, 2022 at 8:48 pm

    A life well spent, Rodriguez…Kudo’s to you and keep up the good work.

  7. Shebi on January 10, 2022 at 8:50 pm

    Geography changes the way people live, their way of life and their personality .Our environment affects our behavior and our dreams. Good report

  8. T Bag on January 10, 2022 at 8:51 pm

    2:05 barrel is clogged on that AK lol

  9. Nick Tan on January 10, 2022 at 8:53 pm

    I 100% LOVE and WANT TO SUPPORT this reported and documentary producer – PLEASE where can i watch more of his content? This is the solid journalism that is right at the location of where it needs to be reported and show the side of the world that what is actually happening there. Incredible work Mr Alfons Rodriguez.

  10. A Hass on January 10, 2022 at 8:56 pm

    The north Korean minder assigned to him was swiftly executed for counter revolution activities.

  11. Yasha Isreal on January 10, 2022 at 8:57 pm

    Why does he say guys when he is talking about the African children, these are clearly children? It’s like he’s avoiding calling then children. He calls the people in Siberia young people he describes a young girl so he knows the difference.

  12. need God dot com on January 10, 2022 at 8:57 pm

    “Jesus said-, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.”
    ‭‭John‬ ‭14:6‬ ‭

    “Jesus said , “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.””
    ‭‭John‬ ‭3:3‬ ‭

    “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.”
    ‭‭John‬ ‭3:16‬

    Jesus said-“And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.”
    ‭‭John‬ ‭14:3‬ ‭

    “…. we who are alive (in Christ) and remain until the coming of the Lord will by no means precede those who are asleep. For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive(in Christ) and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always be with the Lord. Therefore comfort one another with these words.”
    ‭‭I Thessalonians‬ ‭4:15-18‬

    Have your put your trust ‘in Christ’ as your personal savior? Do you know Him? Does He know you?

  13. William Burroughs on January 10, 2022 at 8:58 pm

    i’d almost trade my new one for one like theirs with a BPU finish… i just hate the furniture on them

  14. ROBERTO SANTOS on January 10, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    They liked having guns in their hands…I don’t like gun in the house when I was young my mom said the devil will make you pull the trigger

  15. John Adams on January 10, 2022 at 9:01 pm

    why dont yall hire security before going into the congo?

  16. AllWorkNoPlay on January 10, 2022 at 9:03 pm

    We are distracted in our everyday of living but so much goes on out there.

  17. Jason Zacarias on January 10, 2022 at 9:04 pm

    Those child soldiers just need is an education and a ps5… sad. just sad.

  18. Black Sage on January 10, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    Its developing news so there will probably be a full documentary coming soon

  19. Herbalist Life on January 10, 2022 at 9:08 pm

    The source of these children destruction stem from colonizers, sad to say but it’s true. Now painting a picture like you doing something, I tell you what prepare for what to come because they didn’t forget!

  20. Chilly Monkeys on January 10, 2022 at 9:12 pm

    Amazing video 👏🏻

  21. nope o'clock on January 10, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    Child soldiers have the coolest lives! As a kid I would have loved to have played in the jungle with guns all day like that

  22. Gamer Dad on January 10, 2022 at 9:15 pm

    and how exactly do they plan to extract said minerals slave labor I assume by ak 47

  23. DRACO FURY 13 on January 10, 2022 at 9:15 pm

  24. God is in control on January 10, 2022 at 9:15 pm

    Vice news , at the end of the video, how can u show the symbol of the beauty as a blue eyed caucasian and darkness as those poor african boys. Looks how you talk about racism in other videos where you promote it yourself.

  25. Zakaro Fur on January 10, 2022 at 9:16 pm

    “The dark face”
    Changes camera to the black guy. 😂

  26. Brussel Sprout on January 10, 2022 at 9:19 pm

    Drugs are in every part of civilisation, from villages to cities and rich to poor. Drugs have no borders or class use.

  27. Roman Tyunkov on January 10, 2022 at 9:20 pm

    Congo. North Korea. Siberia loool

  28. dekel polak on January 10, 2022 at 9:20 pm

    Whom Can We Trust If No One Is Trustworthy?
    One of my favorite quips from Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is when Tom is defined as “a glittering hero…the pet of the old, the envy of the young,” and there were “some that believed that he would be President, yet, if he escaped hanging.” With these few words, Twain captured the essence of leadership in our world. Those who get to the top are the fiercest, most determined, and most ruthless. Today, the latter quality has become so intense that we can no longer believe our leaders, and certainly not trust them to have our best interest in mind.
    I am not accusing any leader in particular, or even leaders as a whole. It is simply that in an egoistic world, where people vie to topple one another on their way to the top, the one at the top is clearly the one who trampled over and knocked down more people than anyone else. Concisely, to get to the top in an egoistic world you have to be the biggest egoist.
    So how do we know whom to trust? We don’t know and we cannot know. All we know is that we are in the dark.
    In a culture of unhinged selfishness, any conspiracy theory seems reasonable, while truth is nowhere to be found. When every person who says or writes something is trying to promote some hidden agenda, you have no way of knowing who is right, what really happened, or if anything happened at all.
    The only way to get some clarity in the news and goodwill from our leaders is to say “Enough!” to our current system and build something entirely independent. The guiding principle of such a system should be “information only,” no commentary. Commentary means that information has already been skewed. Information means saying only what happened, as much as possible, not why, and not who is to blame and who we should praise.
    Concurrently, we must begin a comprehensive process of self-teaching. We have to know not only what is happening, but why we skew and distort everything. In other words, we have to know about human nature and how it inherently presents matters according to its own subjective view, which caters to one’s own interest. To “clear” ourselves from that deformity, we must learn how to rise above our personal interest and develop an equally favorable attitude toward others. This is our only guarantee that our interpretation of things will be even and correct.
    Once we achieve such an attitude, we will discover that the bad things we see in our world reflect our own, internal wickedness. Our ill-will toward others creates a world where ill-will governs, and so the world is filled with wickedness and cruelty. Therefore, all we need in order to create positive leadership—and to generally eliminate ill-will from the world—is to generate goodwill within us. When we nurture goodwill toward others, we will fill the world with goodwill. As a result, the world will fill with kindness and compassion. By changing ourselves, we will create a world that is opposite from the world we have created through our desires to govern, patronize, and often destroy other people .

  29. DeBlokada 3p on January 10, 2022 at 9:22 pm

    5:25 Srebrenica is ruled as a GENOCIDE in Bosnia by The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia!

  30. michael mina on January 10, 2022 at 9:27 pm

    Why at the end when the guy says "beauty of the world" yall show the blue eyed man; and when the guy says "dark face of the world" yall show the African kids. Not a good look VICE

  31. Formidable Cipher🌙 on January 10, 2022 at 9:27 pm

    Love home miss home.

  32. Cortney Pavao on January 10, 2022 at 9:28 pm

    This is the stuff that needs to be on the Internet love this wish I could find the actual documentary

  33. Enes Dapo on January 10, 2022 at 9:30 pm

    Far Cry vibe

  34. aped on January 10, 2022 at 9:34 pm

    Congo, Hell on Earth

  35. Laura Lafauve on January 10, 2022 at 9:34 pm

    Thank you. I learned a lot.
    An autobiography of a North Korean that I read said that when he was in South Korea, North Koreans could be spotted by their smaller stature.

    After reading about the difficulties of getting food during his childhood, it’s not surprising that most North Koreans are smaller.

  36. Jo Save on January 10, 2022 at 9:35 pm

    Real journalism.

  37. Youtube Lies on January 10, 2022 at 9:36 pm

    Put the little mutts down… no more sympathy

  38. re on January 10, 2022 at 9:37 pm

    Such important work. Salute!

  39. Kris DiMartino on January 10, 2022 at 9:37 pm

    it’s creature.

  40. double trouble on January 10, 2022 at 9:38 pm

    Its like blood diamond watch the movie people its based on this documentary real story

  41. Chico Slick on January 10, 2022 at 9:38 pm

    Child soldiers are a young slave soldiers.

  42. Theblack Gods on January 10, 2022 at 9:38 pm

    Damn this makes me cry .as an african we have truly failed

  43. Lit Rio on January 10, 2022 at 9:39 pm

    The 2 kids in this Reminds me of the Netflix film “Beast of No Nation” check it out!!

  44. MadInsight on January 10, 2022 at 9:41 pm

    It’s amazing that this is free content, bless.

  45. 181baddog on January 10, 2022 at 9:43 pm

    Beasts of no nation really hurt me to watch knowing it really happens, seeing those two kids just broke my heart & scenes from that film flashed in my head when seeing them

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