Vice Reporter Released From Turkey Jail

He was imprisoned for 131 days.

Vice reporter Mohammed Ismael Rasool has been released from a jail in Turkey. Rasool—along with reporters Jake Hanrahan and Philip Pendlebury—was sent to prison on Aug. 27 on alleged terrorism charges.

Hanrahan and Pendlebury were released on Sept. 3, but Rasool was kept in jail.

According to Vice, Rasool has been released on bail, though no evidence of a bail payment exists.

“Rasool is now looking forward to being reunited with his family, friends and colleagues, who ask for his privacy to be respected during this time,” said Vice, in a statement.

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