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Mohammad Salimi

Position at the time of 1988 massacre: Shari’a Judge in Hamedan and western border areas of Iran; member of Hamedan “Death Commission”

Present post and occupation: Head of the high court for determining judges’ competence

He was dispatched to Iran’s western border area upon the order of Khomeini at the request of the then president of the Supreme Court to deal with the files related to the prisoners affiliated to the PMOI. He also held the presidency of the revolutionary court in Hamedan and was the Shari’a Judge during the 1988 mass executions.

He was a member of the Guardian Council until mid-2016.