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Iran eases terms of detention for opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi
Iran eases terms of detention for opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi

TEHRAN -- Iranian authorities have eased the terms of confinement of Mehdi Karroubi, a leader of the opposition “Green Movement” that was crushed after disputed presidential elections in 2009, his son said Sunday. The ailing Karroubi, 76, has been allowed to move to his home in the Jamaran district of Tehran, where he remains under house arrest, his son Hussein Karroubi wrote on Facebook. “Finally, he was transferred to his private house in Jamaran," Hussein Karroubi wrote. The opposition icon had previously been held in a residence under the control of Iranian security services, according to the opposition. Karroubi, a cleric and former speaker of Iran’s...

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