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#FreeRasool: Shane Smith and VICE Media Call For Journalist's Release

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.

by VICE News
Oct 21 2015, 4:00pm

It's time for Turkey to free Rasool. VICE founder and CEO Shane Smith joins VICE News colleagues in calling for the release of journalist Mohammed Rasool, who continues to be detained by Turkish authorities on baseless allegations of assisting a terrorist organization while reporting for VICE News.

Sign the petition at Change.org and spread the word: Write to your members of congress and parliament, and continue using the hashtag #FreeRasool.

Read "US urges Turkey to uphold due process in journalist case"

Read "Free Rasool: VICE News Staff on the Journalist Now Imprisoned for a Month in Turkey"

Read "Leaving My Friend Rasool Behind and Why He Must Be Freed from Turkish Prison"

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