Iran begins trial of detained Washington Post reporter in closed security court

May 26, 2015 7:03 AM

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TEHRAN, Iran – The closed trial of an American-Iranian reporter for the Washington Post detained in Iran for more than 10 months has begun in a court used to hear security cases.

Iran's official IRNA news agency says the trial of Jason Rezaian began Tuesday in a Revolutionary Court, saying he has been charged with espionage and propaganda against the Islamic republic.

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