On Monday morning April 16, 2018 families of almost 500 Ahwazi Arab detainees from recent Ahwaz protests gathered in front of governmental institutions demanding the release of their loved ones.
According to the last reports and videos received from inside of Ahwaz the Iranian security forces have threatened the families with arrest  and detention however, their gathering continues.
The 500 citizens were arrested and detained following their p…

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Near family member of an Ahwazi Arab poet has informed AHRO that “Abdul-al Duraqi" who was arrested during recent Ahwaz protests, that he was transferred to Ahwaz's Sepidar hospital on Saturday due to deterioration in his physical condition after severe torture in the Ahwaz intelligence centre.
Through a call with Ahwaz human rights organization, the source emphasised that, despite the very unhealthy situation of Mr. Duraqi he was transferred by s…

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On Wednesday morning  thousands of  Ahwazi Arabs rallied in front of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) building against a program that disregarded them as an ethnicity on Iran’s map and expressed their rejection of the policies of racial discrimination, national oppression, insulting the Arabs and removing them from their areas and housing the immigrants(settlers) from other provinces

The demonstrators chanted  the sloga…

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The Ahwaz Human Rights Organization (AHRO) condemns the killing of peaceful demonstrators against the dictatorial regime, who are demanding their basic rights. The peaceful demonstrations entered their seventh day on Thursday, January 4, 2018, with continuing protests in various Iranian cities. According to official reports the total number of death increasing now at 23 and more than 1,000 people arrested as protests continue in various Iranian c…

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The Ahwaz Human Rights Organization (AHRO) strongly condemns the assassination of Ahwazi-Arab activist, Mr. Ahmad Mola Neisi, an Iranian dissident in front of his home in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday evening, November 8, 2017, by unidentified gunmen as reported by Dutch media.

The circumstances of the assassination are still unclear, since no statement has been issued by the police or the Dutch authorities so far. Therefore, AHRO calls for an…

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The Iranian Revolutionary Court in Ahwaz sentenced two Ahwazi activists to death. They are Abdullah Abdullahi and Qasim Bait Abdullah from Neighborhood shahour in  of Shush. The court sent also 6 other activists, to the prison ranging from 3 to 30 years in the same case.

According to the verdicts of the court , the prison sentence was given  to:

- Ahmad Abdellahi, 30 years old and a resident of Shosh, 25 years of prison.

- Majed Bait Abdul…

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Dozens of Ahwazi Arab cultural activists were arrested and interrogated by the Iranian Intelligence Service prior to the celebrations of Eid “Al-adha" in Ahwaz during the past few days.
According to the sources of Ahwaz Human Rights Organisation (AHRO) the Iranian authorities carry out these arrests each year around this time to  intimidate  Ahwazi Arabs who gather to celebrate this holy celebration. 

 The following individuals&…

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Mohammad Ali Amouri, a 40-year-old minority rights activist from Iran’s Ahwazi Arab minority and a founding member of a now-disbanded cultural rights group called Al-Hiwar (meaning “Dialogue” in Arabic), has been on death row since 2012. Rahman Asakereh, another founding member of Al-Hiwar, aged 41, has been serving a 20-year prison sentence since 2011. Both men have been punished for their peaceful activities at Al-Hiwar, which included promotin…

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According to statistics Ahwazi Arabs occupy less than half percent of managerial positions in Khuzestan province .Ahwazi activists provided Ahwaz Human Rights Organisation ( AHRO) with reliable data and statistics .The result of analysis demonstrates that only half a percent of managerial positions are occupied by Arabs in Arabistan (Khuzistan) province

These positions refer to governors, mayors, directors of major industries , and manufacturing c…

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Ahwaz Human Rights Organisation (AHRO) strongly condemns the crackdown of protests by internal security forces though announcing state of emergency , and threats of arrest against those who raise their voice against discrimination ,deprivation and lack of services .

The internal security forces broke up the protest of Ahwazis which lasted until this Friday evening, and suppressed the demonstrators who had gathered for the fifth consecutive day to…

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