Associated Press Video & Text Feature – Ali Rezaian Interview: Brother of Jailed Post Reporter Calls Conviction ‘Unjust’
Ali Rezaian, the brother of jailed Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian says his brother’s conviction is unjust, calling for the US government to intervene in any way they can to free Rezaian after 14 months of imprisonment on alleged trumped up charges.
Contributing reporter for AP print piece:
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