• 31 August 2009
  • Posted By Matthew Negreanu
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  • Events in Iran, Human Rights in Iran, Iran Election 2009

Judiciary committee to investigate Karroubi’s letter

Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani, Iran’s Judiciary chief appointed a three-member committee to examine Karroubi’s letter on the abuse of prisoners in Iran’s jails. According to Mehr News Agency:

Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani has ordered the 3-man committee on Saturday to study Mehdi Karroubi’s recent letter to him on the abuse of some prisoners detained in the post-election unrest.

In a decree issued on Saturday, the Judiciary chief appointed Deputy Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raeesi, National Prosecutor General Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Ejei, and Judiciary adviser Ali Khalafi to serve on a panel tasked with investigating the post-election incidents that occurred at the University of Tehran dormitory and certain detention centers. Larijani ordered the committee to examine all the points in Karroubi’s letter and report its findings.

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