Iran: Q&A on involvement of Iran’s former prime minister in denial and distortion campaign surrounding 1988 prison massacres

Renewed public attention to a historic Amnesty International Urgent Action from 16 August 1988, which expressed concern about evidence of “a new wave of political executions” in Iran, has reignited a public debate. Amnesty International is issuing this Q&A in response to questions that some members of the public and journalists working for Persian-language media channels have asked the organization regarding its findings.

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