Iran to try 5 protesters it detained

This photo, taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran shows an Iranian police officer, center with white shirt, is protected and is taken away by people after being beaten by protestors during anti-government protest at the Enqelab (Revolution) St. in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009. (AP Photo)

January 7, 2010 4:13:46 AM PST
Five protesters who were detained in late December will soon stand trial in Iran, the official IRNA news agency reported Thursday.