Another hearing held for Washington Post reporter

Jason Rezaian

Rezaian is facing charges of espionage, collaboration with hostile governments, gathering classified information and disseminating propaganda against the Islamic Republic.

A third hearing has been held for The Washington Post’s Tehran correspondent Jason Rezaian, who is facing espionage and security charges.

The in-camera session was held on Monday at Division 15 of Tehran Revolution Court.

The 39-year-old is facing charges of “espionage, collaboration with hostile governments, gathering classified information and disseminating propaganda against the Islamic Republic,” according to his lawyer Leila Ahsan.

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Rezaian has been The Post’s correspondent in Tehran since 2012.

He was arrested together with his wife Yeganeh Salehi, an Iranian citizen, also a journalist, and a female press photographer. The other two were released on bail in October 2014.

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