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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A video has been circulating among the Ahwazi Arab activists showing the locals complaining about sugarcane project and describe it as the reason behind unemployment, homelessness and disease in the region.
Residents of Alkhaddriaat village in Fallahieh southeast of Ahwaz say that their land has been occupied for the sugar cane project , it has not created job opportunities for them and it had effected the quality of drinkable water, forcing them…

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Seven years after his disappearance in 2009 Iranian authorities have not yet clarified the whereabouts of Yousef Silavi ,one of 522 registered victims of Enforced disappearance in Iran according to UN working group.

As defined in the preamble of the Declaration, enforced disappearances occur when persons are arrested, detained or abducted against their will or otherwise deprived of their liberty by officials of different branches or levels of Gove…

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One of the problems of Hor AL-Azim pond is occupancy of Drilling Oil Companies for oil exploration
According to the administrator of Department of Environment in Howayzah, Moussa Modheji, the pond is encountering the danger of pollution during the oil companies’ operations in the west of Ahwaz.
Modheji added that there were pipes prepared to entomb under the ground but seemingly this operation had been left unfinished. He warned that the unleashing…

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Hooshmand Safaei, Director General of the Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare in the Alahwaz province (Also known as Khouzestan) denounced the arrest of 20 Ahwazi city council workers as illegal and accused the Ahwaz municipality and its contractors of breaking the law in dealing with workers’ demands.
According to IRNA, the Iranian regime’s official news agency, Safaei also warned that if the dispute between Ahwaz municipality and its worker…

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Ethnic rights in Iran gained a high level congressional audience this week as Ahwazi Arab lobbyist Dr Karim Abdian led a delegation of the Congress of Nationalities for a Federal Iran (CNFI) in a meeting with Chairman of the US House Committee on Foreign Affairs Ed Royce in Washington.

The delegation, which consisted of representatives of Ahwazi Arabs, Kurds, Baluchis, Turks and Azerbijanis, highlighted the economic and political problems facing…

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Iranian judiciary officials have announced regime’s supreme court decision to publicly execute three Ahwazi political prisoners very soon in Alahwaz( also known as Khouzestan).

In April 2015 Qais Abidawi and his brother Ahmad Abidawi and their cousin; Sajjad Abidawi along with four other Ahwazis have been arrested by the regime’s security intelligent forces in Hamidiyeh town(20km northwest Ahwaz city) with allegation in having involvement in killi…

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Fahimeh Ismaeli ,an Ahwazi Arab female political prisoner lost conscious after being severely beaten by Yasouj prison's guard.
According to reports received by Ahwaz Human Rights Organization ,Fahmieh Ismaeli , the well-known female Ahwazi Arab political prisoner ,who was exiled to Yasuj to spend her imprisonment since 2006, has received severe physical beaten by the prison guards in which she was later transferred to hospital as she lost consciou…

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