They were shot, faced mock execution and were left to rot in jail because they were travelling with a group of rebel fighters on the way to investigate an oil company.
Anas Aremeyaw Anas is the controversial Ghanian investigative journalist who's broken dozens of stories of corruption and organised crime in West Africa. He's also the subject of a new documentary called Chameleon by Ryan Mullins.
"I Breastfeed My Dad", "Lover Paid Thugs £50 to Burn Me Alive", "SOS! Psycho in Our Flowerbed!"
We talked to Matt Kennard, author of The Racket, a new book that investigates how the US government, its banks and its intelligence agencies enforce a very covert and modern type of imperialism.
Anas Aremeyaw Anas is responsible for breaking countless stories about corruption and crime in his country, all without showing his face.
Bangladesh has never been an especially safe place for opposition writers, but things have begun spiralling out of control over the last two years.
The cops have suspended their investigation into the alleged gang rape that set off a national conversation in America about sexual assault on campus.
I've been writing this Bad Cop Blotter column for more than 18 months, and the pre-Ferguson, post-Ferguson divide is palpable – if only in a media-giving-a-shit kind of a way.
The distinction may be the thing that keeps three WikiLeaks employees out of prison.
Photographer Jade Cantwell travelled through Syria, Lebanon, Israel and Egypt in the months before the Arab Spring. Several years later, her photos are reminders of the lives behind the news reports.
After serving 39 years for a crime he didn't commit, Ricky Jackson is tasting freedom this weekend.
In this week's episode of 'VICE Meets,' Graeme Wood breaks down the Islamic State's religious ideologies and visions for the future.