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Father of Iranian Executions

Mohammed Sadeq Givi Khalkhali (27 July 1926 – 26 November 2003) Azerbaijani: Sadıq Xəlxali) was a hardline Shia cleric of the Islamic Republic of Iran who is said to have “brought to his job as Chief Justice of the revolutionary courts a relish for summary execution” that earned him a reputation as Iran’s “hanging judge”.

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