Washington Post Reporter Convicted of Espionage by Iranian Court

Gabrielle Bluestone · 10/12/15 08:43AM

Jason Rezaian—the 39-year-old Washington Post reporter held in an Iranian jail for over a year on espionage charges—was reportedly convicted this weekend. He could face as long as 20 years in prison—a definite possibility, according to the Post, which reports the judge is “known for handing down harsh sentences.”