to free "considerable number"
of detainees in few days, a local news agency reported.
"By Friday another considerable number of prisoners
will be freed," Dorri Najafabadi was quoted as saying.
"We have asked the officials to free those
(prisoners) who have not committed crime ... and we hope everybody's fate to be
decided by August 7."
The Iranian lawmaker, Kazem Jalali, has said that the
parliamentary special committee on post-election unrest detentions has asked
judicial institutions to follow the letter of the law in all these cases, and
announced that 140 people were released on Tuesday but 150 are still detained in
Evin prison, Iran's English daily Tehran Times reported on Wednesday.
More than 1,000 protestors and dozens of reformist
activists were reportedly arrested in the wake of the disputed election. The
authorities said that most of them have been released.