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Jail for Washington Post Reporter in Iran

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Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian has been sentenced to jail by Iranian court.

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What the actual situation is?

Rezaian has been found guilty of espionage charges. He was arrested inTehran where he had been working as a correspondent for Washington Post. He appeared four times since May behind closed doors at Tehran’s Revolutionary Court which is a special tribunal that presides over politically charged cases or those related to national security. However the length of jail term is not known yet.

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Image via Alzajeera

Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif previously said that Iran is trying to resolve the case against the Iranian-American reporter from a humanitarian point of view.