Haleh Esfandiari

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Jason Rezaian, The Washington Post’s correspondent in Iran, was arrested in Tehran on July 22 almost certainly not because of anything he had written, but because the hard-liners among Iran’s ruling elite seek to embarrass and weaken President Hassan Rouhani, a moderate. For good measure, they arrested Mr. Rezaian’s wife, Yeganeh Salehi, also a journalist, and two American citizens working as freelance journalists.

Since Mr. Rouhani’s election in June 2013, elements in Iran’s intelligence services, its judiciary and the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps have sought to undermine him and his agenda of pragmatism and reform. For the sake of his credibility abroad, as much as for the cause of justice, he needs to speak out now on these journalists’ behalf and on behalf of many other unjustly incarcerated Iranians.…  Seguir leyendo »