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Iranian lawyer details charges against Washington Post reporter
Iranian lawyer details charges against Washington Post reporter

A jailed Washington Post reporter in Iran faces four charges, including an espionage charge, his lawyer told the newspaper Monday. Lawyer Leila Ahsan told the Post that Jason Rezaian also faces charges of “conducting propaganda against the establishment,” “collaborating with hostile governments” and “collecting information about internal and foreign policy and providing them to individuals with malicious intent.” Post Executive Editor Martin Baron said in a statement that Ahsan's meeting Monday with Rezaian lasted 90 minutes in the presence of an official translator. Baron said the charges carry a maximum penalty of 10 to 20 years in prison. ...

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