On April 24th, 2017 Executive Director of Ahwaz Human Rights Organisation (AHRO) participated in a conference titled “Managing Middle East Diversity: the Modalities” hosted by AUC forum (American University of Cairo)
The conference was held at the Middle East Forum of the American University where the situation in the Middle East in the light of Arab Spring was at the center of discussion .
The current situation in Iraq, Syria and Yemen and the pea…

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Iranian authorities executed 530 person in the year 2016 . 44 were Ahwazi Arabs and Kurdish political activists who were sentenced to death under the vague charges of “enmity against god” and “sowing corruption on earth”

Islamic regime of Iran uses theses charges to criminalise any individual even if the individual is a peaceful activists and consequently connects their activities with opposition political parties or armed organisations These char…

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On March 10th , Concurrent with 34th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva , a side event titled
" self determination and autonomy :the implementation of the right of self determination as a contribution to conflict prevention “ was organised by Association Solidarite International Afrique in partnership with Association Bhaarathi Centre Culturel Franco-Tamoul, Association Des Etudiants Tamoules de France , and Swiss council of Eelam Tamil…

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On March 10th , Concurrent with 34th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva , a side event titled
" self determination and autonomy :the implementation of the right of self determination as a contribution to conflict prevention “ was organised by Association Solidarite International Afrique in partnership with Association Bhaarathi Centre Culturel Franco-Tamoul, Association Des Etudiants Tamoules de France , and Swiss council of Eelam Tamil…

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Wednesday 8th of March , Human rights organisations and political parties representing nationalities in Iran held a conference titled “ Minorities in Iran: Has there been any progress during Hassan Rouhani’s presidency? “in Swiss Parliament .

Members of Swiss parliament and prominent human rights advocates ,nobel prize winner lawyer Shirin Ebadi ,Carlo Sommaruga, Sibel Arslan, Manuel Tornare,
Mustafa Hijri ,the General Secretary of the Democratic P…

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On 10th of February 2017 , at 6 P.M ,Iranian security forces killed an Ahwazi Arab citizen by the name of “Hasan Alboghobeish” from Fallahieh city , south of Ahwaz .

“ Hasan “ was shot by direct bullets of the security forces who were chasing motorcyclists with their car . As motorcyclists ignored the warnings ,security elements opened fire on them near “Aboodi “bridge ,where “Hasan” received a direct shot in the head and immediately died on the s…

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Gary Lewis ,the UNDP representative in Iran visits Ahwaz's wetlands on Worlds Wetlands Day 2017.

Gary Lewis the UNDP Resident Representative in the Islamic Republic of Iran visited Ahvaz in the occasion of World Wetlands Day which is celebrated on 2 February all around the world.

He twitted : “ As wetlands dry out ,one problem is dust and sand storms.Now major problem in Iran .Solutions must be regional ,UN and UNDP can help . “

And after visiting F…

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During the demonstration against diversion of Karoon river, Iranian security forces arrested two activists in Muhammerah , the journalist Rahil Mosavi and environmental activist Roqaya Jafari who have participated in the demonstrations against the transfer of Karoon river . They have been transferred to the department of intelligence in the city and have not been released till now . The demonstrations were held in both Ahwaz and Muhammerah .
Accor…

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Iran will cease to be a country within a generation unless the environmental crisis in Ahwaz is tackled, a meeting at the House of Lords was told yesterday.
At a conference organised by the British Ahwazi Friendship Society (BAFS), scientists, engineers and human rights activists discussed Iran's ongoing efforts to dam the rivers of the Ahwaz region and the disastrous effects of pollution.
The meeting was hosted by the Green Party's member of the…

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A leaked document revealing the government’s cabinet instruction for the transfer of Karoon’s water
Ahwaz Human Rights Organization has obtained this leaked document in which the head of the government’s cabinet has ordered the transfer of Karoon’s water and has demanded from number of ministers to issue the necessary procedures and funds for the implementation of the project.
The full text of this document for implementation of water transfer pro…

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