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4/16/08

Breaking: Venezuela releases political prisoner

We've just heard that after being held in prison for over two years without being charged or convicted of any crime the Venezuelan military has released press photographer Bill Hessian. On his release, Bill said, "I have spent two years in prison even though I am innocent. I thank everybody."

Read this breaking news story right here.

His laywer says that Hessian never gave up, and is enormously appreciative of all the people that kept fighting on his behalf. His lawyer also said, "I don't know why they held him. And we'll probably never know."