November 09, 2004

Judiciary announces charges

The charges for a number of recent detainees arrested in connection to Internet websites have been announced by the Iranian judiciary, while another female journalist, M. Abbasgholizadeh, has been arrested.

The judiciary spokesman said of those arrested, 15 have been detained for security reasons while another 8 are being held on moral grounds.

President Khatami, at the same time has expressed his dissatisfaction with these arrests but has made it clear he lacks the authority to end it.

Source: BBC

Posted at November 9, 2004 06:20 PM