Jailed Journalist Goes On Trial In Iran Next Week
For nearly a year, The Washington Post’s Tehran bureau chief Jason Rezaian has been held in custody. He goes on trial next week, and the trial may not be open to the public or his family.
Rezaian’s lawyer says Iran accuses him of spying, but his editor at The Washington Post defends Rezaian and says he was merely doing his job as a journalist.
Douglas Jehl, foreign editor of The Washington Post, joins Here & Now’s Robin Young with details.