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      Three VICE News journalists were detained in Turkey on August 27, 2015 while reporting in the country's southeast, and charged with working for a terrorist organization — an entirely baseless and absurd accusation.

      Jake Hanrahan and Philip Pendlebury were released on September 3 and returned to the UK. But VICE News' third colleague, Mohammed Ismael Rasool, was held in a maximum-security prison for the next 131 days before finally being released on bail in early January.