Reza Marashi, the research director for the National Iranian American Council, said Rezaian’s predicament is hard to explain.
“How can we explain the inexplicable? There’s no rhyme or reason to what’s happening here. The Iranian government has wrongfully imprisoned an innocent man. Looking ahead, I don’t think the Iranian government even knows what’s going to happen next. They’ve backed themselves into a corner and need a face-saving way out. Jason should be freed immediately,” he said.
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