Iran briefly detains son of opposition leader

Iran briefly detained a son of an opposition leader on Saturday for criticizing the government, the opposition Sahamnews website reported.

"Mohammad Hossein Karoubi was arrested today for disclosing information about the Kahrizak detention center (where at least three detained anti-government protesters were killed)," said Sahamnews.

In a later dispatch, it added: "The son of Mr Karoubi has been released after answering some questions."

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