reyshahri-mohammad Iran 1988 Massacre

Mohammad Mohammadi Reyshahri

Position at the time of 1988 massacre: Intelligence Minister

Present post and occupation: Member of Assembly of Experts; Head of Shah Abdul-Azim Endowment

A.K.A. Mohammad Mohammadi-Nik. All representatives of the Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) in the ‘death commissions’ were appointed by him. Following the 1979 revolution he was the head of Army Revolutionary Court, and was also Revolutionary Prosecutor and Special Prosecutor for the Clergy. He issued death sentences as a Revolutionary Court judge for Sadeq Qotbzadeh, Omid Najaf Abadi, and Mehdi Hashemi. He was the first Intelligence Minister when the post was established in 1984.