Reformist Saeed Hajjarian (file photo)
An Iranian lawmaker says a prominent detained reformist is being transferred from a prison to a government-owned residence, due to concerns about his health.Iran's semi-official Mehr news agency quoted lawmaker Kazem Jalali as saying detainee Saeed Hajjarian was being moved to a "state-owned house" on Thursday.
In related news, Iranian media report a group of
20 detainees will go on trial Saturday in connection to the post-election
unrest. The charges include carrying weapons, damaging property and preparing
reports for foreign media outlets.
Political activists, journalists and others were arrested as part of a crackdown on protests that stemmed from the election.
Some information for this report was provided by AFP.
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