Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian speaks in the newspaper's offices in Washington, DC in a November 6, 2013 file photo provided by The Washington Post. REUTERS/Zoeann Murphy/The Washington Post/Handout
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Iranian-American journalist Jason Rezaian spent his 500th day in Iran's Evin prison on Wednesday, as his employer again demanded his freedom.To mark the 500th day of Rezaian's imprisonment, The Post submitted a supplemental report to the UN working group following the case.Rezaian was arrested in July 2014 at his home in Tehran; he had been working there as a correspondent for the American newspaper for two years.Since May, Rezaian has appeared four times behind closed doors before Tehran's Revolutionary Court, which presides over politically charged cases.The United States has repeatedly called for Rezaian's release.
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