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Musavi's Wife: 'My Duty To Continue Legal Protests'

Zahra Rahnavard (left) with her husband, Mir Hossein Musavi, after voting on June 12.
TEHRAN (Reuters) -- The wife of Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Musavi has called on the establishment to immediately release Iranians detained at election protests, his website has reported.

"I regret the arrest of many polititians and people and want their immediate release...It is my duty to continue legal protests to preserve Iranian rights," Zahra Rahnavard was quoted by the website as saying.

She also criticized the presence of armed forces in the streets.