Report: Iran leader orders vote protest jail shut over abuse claims

Iran’s supreme leader has ordered the closing of a prison over reported mistreatment of detainees who protested the presidential vote last month, according to government-backed media. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei issued the order to shut down the Kahrizak detention facility amid reports it did not meet required standards, said the head of Iran’s National Security Council, Saeed Jalili, according to a Press TV