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Minister of Intelligence in Ahmadi Nejad's cabinet

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Minister of Intelligence in Ahmadi Nejad's cabinet Gholamhossein Mohseni Eje'ee was appointed as the Minister of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) by Ahmadinejad in August 2005. Formerly, he was a Revolutionary Court judge.

He is reported to have personally issued death sentences for thousands of political prisoners. As the representative of Revolutionary Court in the Ministry of Intelligence, Eje'ee played a key and active role in the arrest and execution of dissidents.

In 1996, as deputy prosecutor of the " Court for the Clergy ", many defiant Iranian clergymen were arrested, sentenced and executed on his order.

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