Brig. Gen. Ali Abdollahi Ali-Abadi

Position during 1988 massacre: Head of Naval Prison; member of Rasht “Death Commission”

Present post and occupation: Coordinator of the Headquarters of the Armed Forces

According to an eyewitness, the “Death Commission” in Rasht consisted of the local prosecutor, the representative of the Intelligence Ministry as the interrogator and Brig. Gen. Abdollahi as the prison warden. According to various testimonies, about 120 prisoners were held at the Naval Prison. Only two prisoners survived the mass executions. According to eyewitnesses, Ali-Abadi played a key role in implementing the massacre of the political prisoners in the Naval Prison.