Second Hearing Set for Jailed Washington Post Iran Reporter

Iran's Students News Agency ISNA reported on Wednesday that an Iranian court will hold a second hearing next week for Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, an American-Iranian on trial on espionage charges. Rezaian is the newspaper's Iran bureau chief. His trial began behind closed doors on May 26 at a Revolutionary Court in Tehran. His lawyer says "Jason's second hearing will be on Monday. The Iranian judiciary has not disclosed details of Rezaian's charges, but his lawyer has said the charges included "espionage for the hostile government of the United States" and propaganda against the Islamic Republic.



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