Seyyed Abdulkarim Mousavi Ardabili

Position at the time of 1988 massacre: Head of Supreme Judicial Council

Present post and occupation: Head of Mofid Seminary and a religious authority

He was first to receive Khomeini’s death decree and he was fully aware of the 1988 massacre. He was the highest judicial authority during the massacre of of some 30,000 political opponents of the regime in 1988.