Seyyed Hossein Mortazavi

8/1/2015 4:13:24 PM

Seyyed Hossein Mortazavi

Seyyed Hossein Mortazavi

Position in 1988:
Governor of Evin Prison , chief interrogator in Evin Prison
Other positions
Candidate for Majlis from the city of Zanjan, official in Revolutionary Prosecutor’s Office, interrogator in Evin Prison, senior official in the judiciary

Charges related to the massacre of political prisoners in Iran in 1988
1. As the governor of Evin Prison, Mortazavi sat on the Death Commission during its sessions in that prison.
2. He executed numerous prisoners in Evin during the massacre.
3. Thousands of prisoners in Evin were executed during the massacre under Mortazavi’s personal supervision.

Other charges
1. Mortazavi was one of the most ruthless torturers in Evin and was personally responsible for killing many prisoners under torture.
2. As the governor of Evin, he ordered the arbitrary execution of numerous prisoners.