An Iranian court sentences Washington Post Journalist Jason Rezaian

An Iranian court has sentenced Washington Post Journalist, Jason Rezaian, to an unspecified prison term for charges of espionage, the semi official news agency Tasnim reported on Sunday.

 

Tasnim reported that judiciary spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei said, “The verdict has been issued but has not been officially handed down to the accused or his lawyer. Given the fact that the verdict has not been officially handed down, I cannot reveal the details but what I can say is that the accused has been sentenced to prison”.

 

Iranian officials have released no other details regarding Rezaian’s sentencing.

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