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January 15, 2015 10:50 am

Report: Washington Post Journalist Indicted in Iran Will Stand Trial

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Jason Rezaian, Tehran Correspondent for the Washington Post, was indicted in Iran and will stand trail, according to Iran's state news agency. Photo: Twitter.

Associated Press – A Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for months has been indicted and will stand trial, Iran’s state news agency reported Wednesday, without elaborating on what charges he faced.

The report by the official IRNA news agency came the same day as US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif before talks with world powers resume over the Islamic Republic’s contested nuclear program.

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  • charlie johnson

    Free and fair discussion is the firmest friend of truth, As the old saying goes.But we have these nations who jail those who are advocates of free and fair discussion.Why? Because the leaders of police states fear truth more than anything else. Lack of truth is the substance that binds slaves loyalty to an inferior master.I complain about my nations leaders often.But I also respect them on the point that they respect the law that requires them to tolerate my complaints.Those who are born free will always do whatever is required to stay free.