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Post Executive: Iran Denying Jailed Reporter Legal Counsel

The Washington Post's executive editor said Tuesday that the newspaper's Iranian correspondent, jailed in Tehran on unspecified charges, was being denied acceptable legal representation. Martin Baron said that Jason Rezaian, who was arrested last July, had been allowed only one meeting with a lawyer and that they were not allowed to discuss the charges against him. "The idea that Jason, or anyone, could be allowed only one hour with a lawyer before standing trial on...

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