Middle East Forum for Development co-organised a panel event on 27th of February together with the All-Party Parliamentary Human Rights Group and the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Freedom of Religion or Belief titled ‘The Persecution of Religious and Ethnic Minorities in Iran’. The speakers included Dr Ahmed Shaheed, current UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief and former UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights situation i…

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The conference was organized with the collaboration of UNPO (Unrepresented Nation and People Organization) , the Assyrian Women’s Federation of Sweden and Kati Piri MEP from Social Democratic party in EU parliament.
In the conference Assyrian women activists from Syria, Iraq and Turkey shared their concerns ,experiences and activities with the participants and projected the devastating reality of the life of Christian Assyrians in general and wom…

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Ahro delegation at UN

On 24th of November Ahwaz Human Right Organization participated in 8th session of UN forum on Minority issues ,which discussed the key factors that create and perpetuate vulnerability of minority groups and their exposure to the arbitrary or discriminatory exercise of police powers, including structural discrimination. Mr.Jaber Ahmad made his speech and spoke about his own experience with Iranian government

as he was a member of delegation which…

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AHRO participates in the 30th session of United Nation council meetings on Human Rights

On 21th September 2015 ,Ahwaz Human Rights Organization representatives participated in a side event on the sidelines of UN 30th session on Human Rights in UN headquarters in Geneva . The goal of this conference was discussing the rights of ethnic and religious and none Persian minorities with the participation of Human Rights organizations .The side event “…

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On Thursday ,24th of September 2015 ,the representative of Südwind Human Rights organization and Ahwaz Human Rights Organization AHRO brought up Yousef Silavi case in United Nation ,during the Human Rights Council on the rights of indigenous people.

Südwind representative made a complaint on behalf of the daughter of Mr.Silavi who was present during the meeting of the human right council and appealed to exercise pressure on Iranian authorities to…

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Dr. Abdian

Dr. Abdian discussed the need to grant the right of self-determination to the Arab people of Ahwaz in

karim Abdian speech on self-determination at New World Summit in Brussels

 

 

Dr.Karim Abdian represent Al-Ahwaz Alliance (DSPA, AHRO, Ahwaz Civil Society)

 

in the fourth New World Summit in Brussels which hosts more than twenty stateless political organisations.

 

Dr. Karim Abdian Bani Said the Executive Director of Ahwaz Hu…

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Dr.Asma Al-Ktebi

During the seventh session of the Forum on Minority Issues on "prevention and confrontation of violence and terrible crimes against minorities," which was held in the Human Rights Council headquarters in the United Nations during 25th and 26th of November 2014 in Geneva,in an unprecedented step in the field of human rights in the Arab world Dr.Asma Al-Ktebi ,human rights activist , professor in Emirates University and the representative of SPHER…

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Human rights organisations in Germany

Germany : Event on executions in Iran

An event on “executions and the right to life and the death penalty in Iran,” was held in the city of Cologne in Germany, 18-19 January 2014 where many of professors, researchers, academics, dozens of human rights organizations and political parties participated.

The speakers during the event campaigned to draw the attention of world public opinion and international community on the alarming raise on the ex…

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ahwazi members

The Ahwazi issue is set to go to the forefront of British human rights concerns in Iran after members of the Ahwazi Arab community in the UK and Canada met with Sir Bob Russell MP at the Houses of Commons in May.

Liberal Democrat Sir Bob has supported minority rights issues, including the Palestinian cause, in the House of Commons since he was elected as MP for Colchester in 1997, but like many MPs has little experience of the Ahwazi issue. Amo…

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Conference in DC: Iran in the Middle East: Expanding Influence, Accelerating Arms Race: Myth or Reality?

Source: The Century Foundation

Experts from the Middle East to highlight Iran's objectives in the region

Less than two weeks before the June 12th presidential elections in Iran, U.S. and international experts will convene in Washington D.C. to discuss Iran's growing religious and political influence in the Middle East and how its growing in…

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