Mrs. Dwyer on trial in Tehran

Cynthia Dwyer, an imprisoned American freelance journalist, has been put on trial here and sentencing is expected in the next few days, a Swiss Embassy official said Wednesday.Mrs. Dwyer, of Buffalo, N.Y., was arrested in Tehran last May during a wave of anti-American feeling after the aborted US raid that attempted to rescue the American hostages. At the time of her arrest, Iranians claimed that Mrs. Dwyer was a spy. She was apparently held without formal charges since then.

Meanwhile, the head of Iran's Supreme Court, Ayatollah Muhammad Beheshti, promised a decision "within says" on the fate of four British citizens imprisoned in Iran since August. In the meantime, Iran plans to release a number of political and nonpolitical prisoners to coincide with the second anniversary of the revolution, Feb. 11, a Tehran newspaper disclosed.

Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini threatened Wednesday to intervene personally if political factions in his Iranian Islamic regime did not unite. The ayatollah's warning came in a speech at the Jamaran Mosque, next to his residence, and broadcast by Tehran Radio.

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.