domonstrations in Ahwaz

AHRO's urgent appeal demanding a solution for reduction of sand storm and environmental disasters.…

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An Ahwazi cultural festival was held in the city of Malmo –south of Sweden ,on Sunday evening of January 18th 2015.

The aim of this festival was introducing the Arab people of Ahwaz, their identity, heritage and history to the Swedish people, and the Arab community leaving in Sweden.

 

According to the organizers of the ceremony who were part of the European society for Human Development and Ahwaz Human Rights Organization, the evening inclu…

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The reveal of Ahwaz Arabs burial place

The bodies of Hashem Shaabami and Hadi Rashedi ,two cultural activists have been discovered by local residents eleven months after their secret execution.

Ahwazi human rights activists reported that local eyewitnesses from "Joveji" village, 7 kilometers away from Ahwaz, south east of "Rahmormoz" city testified that the Iranian security forces buried the bodies of the activists near their village last winter.…

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The representatives of non-Persian ethnicities and religious minorities in Iran met with the United States officials to discuss their causes in Washington last week.

The delegation included representatives of political parties and human rights organizations of minorities in Iran, including the Ahwazi Arabs, Baluchis, Kurds and Azeris..

The members of this board: Dr. Mohamad Hasan Husseinbar from Baluch community and a prominent human rights adv…

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The speech delivered by Dr. Karim Abdian, Executive Director of Human Rights Organization, one of the panellist in the “ The Situations of Human Rights of Minorities in Islamic Republic of Iran” held on Friday 13 June 2014 in HUN Headquarters in Geneva

Good afternoon Ladies and gentlemen – Thank you very much Gianfranco. I wish to thank MRAP and Zagroos for organizing this important event to coincide with the meeting of 26th Session of the UN Hu…

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Ahwazi Arabs protest on the banks of the Karoun River. Source: Save Karoun

Dams: Iran's Weapons of Marsh Destruction

The Garden of Eden is dying. Reputed to be two of Eden's four rivers, the Karoun and Karkheh have been reduced to a trickle as an environmental disaster is unfolds in the Ahwaz region. One of the Middle East's last verdant areas is being turned into a wasteland as Iran pursues its drive to power up its economy by building a massive complex of dams and divert waters to central Iran.

Green and Pleasant…

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Ahwazi Arab and Azerbaijani Turks activists took part in the International Labor Day demonstrations in Stockholm

on first of May in Stockholm Dozens of Ahwazi activists and Azerbaijani Turks participated in a demonstration organized on labors' day by Swedish left parties .

Participants condemned the increasing rate of execution and torture of political prisoners and the continuation of human rights violations against Arab and Turk minority in Ir…

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Following the complaint made by the Ahwaz Human Right Organization (AHRO), UNPO is investigating the cases of assault against Ahwazi Arab activists who claimed as political refugee in Nederland. In particular the case of attack, threats and kidnapping of Sayed Hadi Batili and his son Tahir Batili and also the activist and poet Mr. Mousa Mosawi will be discussed.

Following the complaint made by the Ahwaz Human Right Organization (AHRO), UNPO is…

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The authorities carried out many arrests against the Ahwazi activists on the 9th anniversary of the April uprising in various regions of the Ahwaz province. These are the names of other Ahwazis

The authorities carried out many arrests against the Ahwazi activists on the 9th anniversary of the April uprising in various regions of the Ahwaz province. These are the names of other Ahwazis who were arrested during this month:

1. Jaber Sakhravi last…

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 Ali Chebeishat and Sayed Khaled Mousawi

Two Ahwazi Arab prisoners, Ali Chebeishat (47) and Sayed Khaled Mousawi (35) were taken to unknown places by the Iranian Intelligence services. Following months of torture, Chebeishat , Mousavi and Salman Chayan (32), from Shush city, were forced to confess to bomb attacks on a pipeline and a railway track in interviews with Press TV ahead of their sentencing by a revolutionary court in September 2013

To:

· The Human Rights Council in the Uni…

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