Sentence made to 50 representatives of Iranian opposition: deputy head of Iran's judiciary
Iran's Judiciary considers cases of participants of riots after the presidential elections and has already read out the sentence to 50 arrested, said Ibrahim Reisi, Deputy Head of the Judiciary of Iran, Iranian İLNA news agency reported.
"The process of considering the cases is realized within the law, and we have accelerated the process in accordance with the received order," said Reisi.
Reis did not mention the names of 50 convicted.
Arrested people are accused of assisting terror groups, placing of explosive devices, transportation of fire-arms, bombs, premeditated attack on police officers and volunteers, attack on universities and police stations, sending photos to foreign print connected with meeting, robbery, violation of order, causing damage to public and public property.
In the presidential elections in Iran, current president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gained 62.63 percent of votes. His main rival Mir Hussain Musevi gained 33.75 percent of the votes. Musevi accused the government of falsifying the vote. Protests of people dissatisfied with the election results caused clashes between police and opposition supporters. During the clashes people were killed. Some Western countries have expressed concern over events in Iran.