‘Let him go’: Joe Biden calls on Russia to release US journalist
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Human Rights Watch describes arrest of WSJ’s Evan Gershkovich as ‘depraved cynical move’ designed to silence critical voices
President Joe Biden has called on Russia to release Evan Gershkovich, a Wall Street Journal reporter arrested earlier this week on espionage charges and facing 20 years in jail.
“Let him go,” said Biden, when asked about the case on Friday. Previously, the White House press secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre, described the espionage charges levelled against Gershkovich as “ridiculous”.Continue reading...