Karim Abdian

With the nomination of Anthony Blinken and John Kerry by president-elect Joe Biden’s as a part of his national security team one may think there should jubilations and a sense of triumph and relief among the leaders of the Islamic Republic in Tehran. After all, Mr. Blinken was the head of the first secret team to be dispatched to Muscat and ultimately played a pivotal role in the Iran nuclear deal or, JCPSA, that John Kerry negotiated…

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GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran said on Tuesday he had asked Iran to free all political prisoners temporarily from its overcrowded and disease-ridden jails to help stem the spread of coronavirus. 

There have been more than 6,500 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Iran, making it the fourth most affected country after China, South Korea and Italy, World Health Organization data shows. There had been 194 d…

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After more than a month of floods in Ahwaz region ( Khuzestan province) southwestern Iran, Vacuation of 274 villages damaged 20 towns and displaced half a million.
Iranian security and intelligence service of the terrorist organization IRGC have arrested aid workers and social activists and bring the foreign militias such as Iraqi Hash Elshaabi and Lebanese Hizbullah instead. IRCC-Quds Force brought those militias after General Qasem Soleimani's v…

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The Union of steelworkers at Arcelor Mittal (La Gota) of Villa Constitution Argentina expanded their international call for support of Ahwaz steel and Haft-tappeh sugar workers.


La Gota contacted various workers' organizations and non-governmental organisation in the south America countries including Chile, Bolivia, and Brazil.


Between December 2018 and January 2019, the following organisations and unions from Chile, Bolivia, and Argentina supp…

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The Ahwaz Human Rights Organization has received a copy of Amnesty International's report for 2017/18 around the world and Iran. The report adressed violations against Ahwazi Arabs.

The report stated that ethnic minorities, including Ahwazi Arabs, Azerbaijani Turks, Baluchis, Kurds and Turkmen, remained subject to entrenched discrimination, curtailing their access to education, employment, adequate housing and political office. The Persian languag…

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by: Lima Ahwazi - London
The Ahwazi Arab minority in Iran continue to face marginalisation which aims at erasing their national identity and obstructing their personal development. This is done through a mono linguistic education system that prevents Arabs from receiving education in their own language.The Ahwazi Arab minority in Iran continue to face marginalisation which aims at erasing their national identity and obstructing their personal deve…

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One of the key factors forgotten by analysts when looking at Iran’s popular breakdown is the rampant discontent regarding environmental governance. The infamous Lake Orumiyyah’s case best illustrates water mismanagement in Iran. This issue touches upon many others, but essentially concerns ethnic minorities that are politically and economically neglected at first. Minority-inhabited territories are generally rich in resources and agricultura…

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On 23th Sep was the first day of academic year in Iran and according to residents and eye witnesses majority of schools in “Gheizanieh” district are not open to the students.

“Gheizanieh” district in Ahwaz has 80 villages and 38,000 in residence out of which 9,000 are students.

Mohammed Bavi, a member of the city council of Ahwaz stated that “Ghizanieh “ has 60 schools ,40% of which do not have teacher or administrative staff,Bavi added that in res…

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On March 10th , Concurrent with 34th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva , a side event titled
" self determination and autonomy :the implementation of the right of self determination as a contribution to conflict prevention “ was organised by Association Solidarite International Afrique in partnership with Association Bhaarathi Centre Culturel Franco-Tamoul, Association Des Etudiants Tamoules de France , and Swiss council of Eelam Tamil…

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On March 10th , Concurrent with 34th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva , a side event titled
" self determination and autonomy :the implementation of the right of self determination as a contribution to conflict prevention “ was organised by Association Solidarite International Afrique in partnership with Association Bhaarathi Centre Culturel Franco-Tamoul, Association Des Etudiants Tamoules de France , and Swiss council of Eelam Tamil…

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