Turkey to deport British scribes

Ankara, Sep 5 (IANS) Turkish authorities are scheduled to deport two British journalists who were freed after being arrested over terror charges, a media report said Saturday.

The two British journalists, Jake Hanrahan and Philip Pendlebury, from Vice News were detained by police in Diyarbakir, south-east Turkey on August 27 while filming clashes between police and youths from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

They were released from prison on Thursday, Hurriyet Daily News reported.

However, their translator and colleague, Mohammed Ismael Rasool from Iraq, reportedly remains in custody due to the digital data collected could not be fully investigated.

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