Mohseni Ejei’s Appointment as Iran’s Judiciary Chief Poses Grave Threat to Rights Activists

Judicial System To Be Used To Further Suppress Dissent

July 6, 2021—The appointment of Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei, a major human rights violator, as the Islamic Republic’s new judiciary chief is another indication of the commitment by the country’s ruling establishment to use the judicial system as a means to suppress peaceful dissent in Iran.

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Raisi’s Role in 1988 Mass Executions Should be Investigated by UN Human Rights Council

Top UN Expert Ready to Share Testimonies, Evidence for Impartial Inquiry

July 6, 2021 – The UN Human Rights Council should act upon the call by UN Special Rapporteur Javaid Rehman for an impartial inquiry into the state-ordered mass executions of thousands of prisoners in Iran in 1988 and the role President-elect Ebrahim Raisi played in those executions.

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