On 7 March 2019, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei appointed Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi to head Iran’s judiciary.

As a former member of the “Death Commitee,” Raisi played a major role in executing thousands of political prisoners during the 1988 Massacre. For that, Hossein-Ali Montazeri described him as one of “history’s worst criminals.”

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