Jason Rezaian in 'good spirits' after Iran ordeal: editors

Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post journalist, was detained in Iran on July 22, 2014 at the behest of hardline opponents of President Hassan Rouhani, according to the paperRezaian is among four US citizens freed by Iran in a prisoner swap, and arrived in Germany on Sunday, a US official said. A fifth American, Matthew Trevithick, was released in a separate process, according to a US official. “Jason was in good spirits,” his editors said in a memo to newsroom staff following brief telephone conversations with Rezaian.

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