The 1988 Massacres Still Haunt the Islamic Regime in Iran

In the summer of 1988, during the premiership of Mir-Hussein Mousavi, thousands of opponents of the Islamic Republic were extrajudicially executed while in prison. Newly published evidence from Amnesty International shows that Mousavi, despite his denials, was aware of the executions, casting a dark shadow over the reformist movement in Iran.

Ardavan Khoshnood


Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Perspectives Paper, No. 1744