Ali Razini

Position at the time of 1988 massacre: Head of the Judicial Organization of the Armed Forces; member of “Death Commission” in Tehran

Present post and occupation: Head of the 41st Branch of the Supreme Court

Khomeini’s assigned him on 24 July 1988 to “set up special courts to deal with war offences in all war zones and deal with offenders in accordance with Shari’a, disregarding rules and regulations that can be restrictive and troublesome”; and to “ensure that any act that may lead to the failure of the Islamic front is punished to death”.