3 Vice news journalists in Turkey arrested on terror charges

Journalists accused of helping a 'terrorist organization' however the identification of which one has been held.

3 Vice news journalists in Turkey arrested on terror charges

World Bulletin / News Desk

A Turkish court has remanded to prison three foreign journalists, who had been under detention on terrorism charges, according to judicial sources Monday.

Mohammed Ismael Rasool, Philip Gingell Hanrahan and Philip John Pendlebury were put on remand by the Second Criminal Court in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir, the sources said. 

The reporters are charged with "knowingly and willfully helping the armed terrorist organization without being a part of its hierarchical structure", sources said, without naming the organization which they allegedly aided.  

The trio had been in detention since late Thursday

Last Mod: 01 Eylül 2015, 10:09
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