Mohammed Ismael Rasool
Prominent Kurdish Lawyer Tahir Elci Gunned Down in Southeast Turkey
An unidentified gunman killed Elci in what the pro-Kurdish HDP Party called a "planned assassination," urging people to take to the streets in protest.
The EU Has Now Slammed Turkey's Imprisonment of Journalists
The European Union has released a report criticizing "significant backsliding" in freedom of expression in Turkey. VICE News journalist Mohammed Ismael Rasool has been held without charge there for 75 days.
Turkish Official Claims VICE News Journalist Is Linked to PKK — But Provides No Evidence
Turkey’s interim foreign minister claimed that imprisoned VICE News journalist Mohammed Ismael Rasool is directly affiliated with a Kurdish militant group.
US State Department Urges Turkey to 'Uphold Democratic Values' in Case of Jailed VICE News Journalist
The State Department stressed the need for 'due process, freedom of expression, and access to media and information' regarding Mohammed Ismael Rasool, jailed since August 27.
Reporter Threatened for Asking Turkish President About Jailed VICE News Journalist
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.