Iran detains four journalists, three of them Iranian-American, says CPJ

July 25, 2014 4:18 AM

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Iran detains four journalists, three of them Iranian-American, says CPJ

ANKARA (Reuters) - The Committee to Protect Journalists on Thursday called on the Iranian government to immediately release four detained journalists, three of whom it said had U.S.-Iranian nationality.

Two of the detainees are Jason Rezaian, the Tehran correspondent for the Washington Post, and his wife Yeganeh Salehi, a correspondent for the United Arab Emirates-based newspaper the Nation, the CPJ said in a statement.

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