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Iran Judiciary 'Picks' Lawyer for Detained WP Reporter

Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post reporter detained in Iran for more than seven months, was granted access to a lawyer but not one of his choosing, his family said. Masoud Shafii, who has been attempting to secure official recognition as Rezaian’s attorney, said he has been trying to see his client in prison, but has been repeatedly stymied by the judge assigned to the case. Rezaian is required to sign legal representation papers that would allow Shafii to defend him. The dual...

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