An October 12, 2015 photo shows the front of the Washington Post building. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN
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The Washington Post on Monday denounced the conviction of its reporter Jason Rezaian in Iran as an "outrageous injustice" and said it was working with his family and lawyer to prepare a quick appeal.The 39-year-old Rezaian was tried in four hearings behind closed doors, the last of which was held in August. A spokesman for Iran's judiciary, Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejeie, said the verdict that had been issued could be appealed.The treatment and trial of Rezaian has drawn condemnation from his family, the U.S. government and press freedom groups as well as The Washington Post.
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