VICE News journalist Mohammed Ismael Rasool has been released on bail in Turkey after spending more than four months behind bars on terrorism charges.
In the run up to the Turkish elections there are concerns for journalists' safety – not least VICE News's Mohammed Ismael Rasool, who remains imprisoned on an absurd charge.
Our journalist Mohammed Ismael Rasool is still jailed in Turkey on baseless charges. His VICE News colleague Jake Hanrahan here recalls his own experiences in an Adana detention center.
VICE founder and CEO Shane Smith joins VICE Media colleagues in calling for the release of journalist Mohammed Rasool, who continues to be detained by Turkish authorities on baseless allegations.
Mohammed Ismael Rasool has been imprisoned in Turkey for seven weeks on baseless charges. Earlier this week, a reporter was threatened for asking Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the case.
After nearly two years in an Egyptian prison, former Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy says he felt “betrayed and abandoned” when he realized Harper was not doing everything in his power to get him out.
VICE News staffers describe their experiences working with Mohammed Ismael Rasool, a talented young journalist who was detained one month ago while reporting in southeast Turkey.
On The Line: Jake Hanrahan Discusses his Detention In Turkey, And Why Mohammed Rasool Must Be Released
VICE News journalist Jake Hanrahan joined On The Line to discuss reporting in Turkey, his detention, and why Mohammed Rasool must be released.
While British VICE News journalists Philip Pendlebury and Jake Hanrahan were released from jail in Turkey last week, their Turkish colleague Mohammed Rasool remains inside.
VICE News is pleased to confirm that Jake Hanrahan and Philip Pendlebury have returned to the UK, but remains extremely concerned for Mohammed Ismael Rasool, who is still being held in Turkish prison.
VICE News has received confirmation that two of our journalists, Jake Hanrahan and Philip Pendlebury, have been released but another colleague, Mohammed Ismael Rasool, has had his appeal rejected.