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Iran Sets Trial Date for Washington Post Reporter Jason Rezaian

posted on May 19, 2015

The New York Times’ Thomas Erdbrink reports that the trial of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian will begin on May 26. Mr. Rezaian is accused of “espionage for the hostile government of the United States of America and propaganda activities against the system.” According to the Post’s Executive Editor Martin Baron, “The absence of evidence against him should have led to dismissal of the case long ago.”

Read at The New York Times