Fifty years after King was assassinated, we review King's lesser known legacy and how it is used against activists today.
Iran’s Revolutionary Court this week convicted Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian of espionage, in a trial and verdict described as a sham by his family, his lawyer and the paper. His sentence has not yet been made public, but his lawyer and the Post say they will appeal immediately. Rezaian, an Iranian-American, has been held in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison since July 22, 2014. We get the latest updates in the case.
- Douglas Jehl Foreign Editor, The Washington Post
- Haleh Esfandiari Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
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