The trial of Hamid Nouri, one of the 1988 massacre henchmen, started on Tuesday 10th August. Nouri has been identified as one of the main perpetrators of the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran. At the time, he was assistant to the deputy Prosecutor in Gohardasht Prison in Karaj (west of Tehran).
He was the executioner of a large number of prisoners. Before that, he was a member of the Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) and worked for many years as an interrogator and torturer in the notorious Evin Prison in Tehran.