After more than 18 months, Jason Rezaian was released from an Iranian prison through a deal between the U.S. and Iran.
“I want people to know that physically I’m feeling good,” Rezaian told Post editors on Monday.
Washington Post Executive Editor Martin Baron and Foreign Editor Douglas Jehl met with Rezaian for two hours in a conference room in Landstuhl, Germany. Baron and Jehl said that "the face-to-face meeting so soon after Rezaian’s return was an encouraging sign."
During the meetings, Rezaian described how at one point he spent 49 days in solitary confinement. He got his exercise by walking around an 8-by-8-foot concrete courtyard, for five hours every day.