Iran: Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei



Chief Justice (2021-)

Member, Expediency Discernment Council (2012-)

A hardliner and loyalist to Rahbar (Supreme Leader) Ayatollah Ali Hosseini Khamenei, Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei has spent the majority of his career in the Iranian judicial system. Known for his harsh sentencing, Ejei’s leadership of the judiciary is emblematic of the Islamic Republic’s uncompromising approach to political opposition.


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The influence chart above illustrates the connections and relationships across key areas of Iranian politics and business, centred around Rahbar (Supreme Leader) Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.