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Mohammad Salimi

Mohammad Salimi

Position at the time of 1988 massacre: Religious judge in Hamedan and western border areas of Iran

Present post and occupation: Member of the Guardian Council (until mid-2016)

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 people affiliated to the People’s Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (PMOI or MEK). He also held the presidency of the revolutionary court in Hamedan and was the religious judge during the 1988 massacre.