Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi

Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi's interview with Iran’s state-run Mosalas magazine - July 24, 2019

Excerpts of Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi’s interview with Iran’s Mosalas magazine – July 24, 2019

The following is an English translation of Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi’s remarks to Iran’s state-run weekly magazine Mosalas about the 1988 massacre: Question: A major accusation against the Islamic Republic, which is usually picked up by foreign news organizations, relates to the issue of the ‘Hypocrites’ (the regime’s derogatory phrase used to describe the People’s Mojahedin, PMOI or …

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Iran's Justice Minister Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi defends his role in the 1988 massacre of political prisoners.

Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi appointed as Advisor to Iran’s Judiciary Chief

Once again, the Iranian authorities are indicating that they plan to continue the impunity for officials involved in the extra-judicial mass execution of political prisoners. Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi, a notorious member of the 1988 ‘Death Commission’ in Tehran, which sent thousands of political prisoners for execution, has been appointed as Advisor to the head of Iran’s …

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Montazeri letter to Death Commission

Montazeri’s letter addressed to members of the Death Commission in Tehran

Iran’s former Deputy Supreme Leader Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri, who was shocked by the mass execution of political prisoners in Iran in the summer of 1988, expressed his dismay in a letter to members of the ‘Death Commission’ in Tehran on August 15, 1988. While criticizing members of the Commission, he clearly stated that their conducts …

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Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi

Position at the time of 1988 massacre: Representative of Intelligence Ministry in the “Death Commission” in Tehran Present post and occupation: Advisor to Chief of the Judiciary; Iran’s Minister of Justice until August 2017 All those executed in Tehran and Karaj were sentenced to death under his ruling. In 2005, Human Rights Watch accused him …

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