Rights groups condemn recent execution of Kurdish prisoners and call for an immediate moratorium on all executions in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iranian authorities must immediately put a halt to the execution of Kurdish political prisoners and prisoners of conscience, 22 human rights organizations stated. These organizations also urged for an immediate moratorium on the death penalty and a right to due process and fair and public retrials for…

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Immorality among women is causing a river in Iran to dry up, according to a senior cleric from the Islamic Republic.
Seyyed Youssef Tabatabi-nejad, who leads Friday prayers in Isfahan, encouraged the country’s morality police to crack down on ‘improper veiling’ and suggested women’s immodest clothing was having an impact on the environment.
In a sermon this week, he said: “My office has received photos of women next to the dry Zayandeh-rud River p…

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Interview of Saleh Hamid with Al-Arabiya News channel
4 September 2015
Our dear viewers, God's peace be upon you and his mercy and blessings. Is the issue of Ahwaz in Iran is an issue of
rights or politics?
What is the impact of the nuclear agreement between Iran and the Group of five plus one on this issue? Where are Arabs
from the issue of Ahwaz people?
those who say that the Iranian regime oppresses them due to clinching to their Arab identity? Thes…

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Introduction
Today racism is considered one of the most serious issues that humanity is facing in the world which in our current life regarded as the primary reason for many of the conflicts and clashes in societies, which are made up of an array of ethnicities, religions, and cultures. Nowadays, racism seriously threatens the unity and coherence of national states even those who are in advanced and developed countries such as the United States of…

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visit by activists to Saeed Zeinali’s Home

Iran – The following video shows a group of civil activists at Saeed Zeinali’s father’s home, who has been lost on 9th July 1999. They were this family’s guest, on the occasion of the sixteenth year of Saeed Zeinali’s disappearance.

 

Saeed Zeinali was one of the students who were arrested only a few days after the attack on the dormitory in 1999 and during the past sixteen years, he has had only one phone call to his family.

 

Despite…

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AHRO delegation in Geneva

All practices of the ruling system point to a comprehensive framework of discriminatory actions aimed at cowing the Arab population, assimilating them within the dominant ethnicity, and encouraging their dispersal in other parts of the country.

Intervention of CCRDAI at UN Forum on Minority Issues given by Afnan Azizi

Intervention from Centre for Combating Racism and Discrimination against Arabs in Iran to the United Nations Human Rights Counci…

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ahwazi

Prison sentence of five years to life against Ahwazi activists

Branch one of Islamic revolutionary court in Ahwaz sentenced 4 Ahwazi activists to 5 years to life ,on charges of "establishing an unauthorized organization" , "endangering national security" , "enmity against God" and "corruption ".

 

According to the reports by Ahwazi and Iranian human rights organizations,Hasan Obeydat 36 years old: life in prison,Khaled Ebeydawi 29 years old: 10…

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Assad Salehi

According to the reports received by Ahwaz Human Rights Organization (AHRO),yesterday 29/07/2014 which was Coincided with the first day of Fetr eve in Ahwaz a 23 year old Ahwazi activist , "Asad Salehi" son of Zeidan , who obtained chemistry degree from Chamran university , and worked as an employee in Abadan oil refinery plant , from Malashieh neighbourhood was arrested by intelligent services from his house and was taken to an undisclosed locat…

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4 ahwazi executed

To: The UN Human Rights Council

The UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran, Dr Ahmad Shaheed

The Amnesty International

Reporters without Borders

The Arab Human Rights Organisations

The Iranian Human Rights Organisation

The International Organisations of Human Rights

 

Four Ahwazi Arabs executed after disappearance

 

 

Four Ahwazi Arabs were hanged this week following weeks of confusion over their disappearance from prison.

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ahro member

Religious Minorities in Ahwaz

Intervention by Amir Saedi from Ahwaz Human Rights Organization to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Forum on Minority Issues, the 6th Session, 26 and 27 November 2013 in Geneva

Iran is a multinational, multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and a multi-lingual country composed of Turks, Arabs, Persian, Kurds, Baluch and Turkmen – Almost all Bloch and Kurds and some of the Arabs and Turkmen are Sunni Muslim. They are…

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