Iranian police have detained 109 people for "disturbing public order" during the opposition rally on Wednesday. The figure, reported by IRNA today, is significantly lager than had been reported previously.
Azizollah Rajabzadeh, an spokesman for the Judiciary, told IRNA tha 62 of those detained have been handed over to authorities for trial and the rest have been released after questioning.
"Police detained 109 people who disturbed public order on the sidelines of the rally," Rajabzadeh said. "62 of those arrested were handed over to judicial authorities and the rest were set free. Of 62 detained, 43 are men and 19 women."
Three journalists were among those detained. Farhad Pouladi, a reporter for Agence France Presse, and one of the three detained journalists, was released this afternoon.