The Union of steelworkers at Arcelor Mittal (La Gota) of Villa Constitution Argentina expanded their international call for support of Ahwaz steel and Haft-tappeh sugar workers.

La Gota contacted various workers' organizations and non-governmental organisation in the south America countries including Chile, Bolivia, and Brazil.

Between December 2018 and January 2019, the following organisations and unions from Chile, Bolivia, and Argentina supporte…

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For the fifth day in a row, Children and families of seven workers of the Ahwaz Steel Company have continued their protest rally to demand the release of their parents and sons who have been detained for more than two weeks due to their participation in the demonstrations of the company workers who have been roaming the city for more than a month.
The seven detained workers are as the following:
1-Tariq Khalafy
2- Ghareeb Howaizawi
3-…

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According to reports from Iranian Workers Union, today 17 December 2018 , 28 workers from the Ahwaz Steel National Industrial Group, who have striking for more than one month, been arrested by security forces and transferred to an undisclosed location.
The following is the list of workers currently detained:
1- Meysam Ali Ghanavati
2- Isa Mar’ee
3- Amin Alvani
4- Morteza Akbarian
5- Taregh Khalafi
6- Masoud Afri
7- Jafar Sobhani
8-Mostafa Ebeyat
9-Gh…

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Despite the denial of the governor of Khuzestan and a member of the National Security Commission of the execution of 22 Ahwazi activists -in connection with the attack on the military parade- concerns continue about “secret executions “- which is in fact not unprecedented in Ahwaz.


Gholam Reza Shariati, governor of Khuzestan, told "IRNA" that “the news is false.”

Adding that there are charges against the prisoners, but these information should b…

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According to local sources following the recent mass arrests in southwest of Iran more than 600 Ahwazi Arabs were detained, including political and cultural activists in addition to a number of women and ordinary citizens.
Below is the name of some of the detainees most of whom are from Ahwaz, Muhammarah (Khoramshahr), Abadan and Khafajiah (Susangerd) cities.

  1. 1. Fayez Afrawi, 30 years old, from Alboefri village in Khafajiyah, and his mother.
    2. Mo…

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To the United Nations, the international al community and human rights organizations.


Following the armed attack on the military parade held on Saturday 22 September 2018, The city of Ahwaz and various parts of Ahwaz region (Khuzestan) have been witnessing  extensive and systematic arrests of large number of Arab youth by the IRGC and its militias.


While the authorities admitted that only 22 people were arrested for alleged links to the pe…

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According to reports received by Ahwaz Human Rights Organisation (AHRO) Ali Manbouhi , Ahwazi Arab political prisoner health has deteriorated severely. Manbouhi is sentenced to 25 years in prison for political activities . And has spend 18 years of the sentence .He suffers from heart disease and is in need of medical care and potentially a surgery.
During the past 18 years Ali Manbouhi was transferred between notorious “Karun” prison, Central pris…

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A number of activists and families of  Ahwazi Arab protestors gathered in front of the office of Abdul Karim Farhani, member of the Board of Experts of the Iranian leadership and the office of Mohammad Ali Jazairi, representative of the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in Ahwaz, to follow up on their families cases and asked for their release.
Activists told Ahwaz Human Rights Organisation that the relatives of the detainees have said that their f…

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According to AHRO’s primary statistics 12 days into the peaceful demonstrations in Ahwaz, 250 Ahwazi Arabs have been detained for participating in peaceful demonstrations.
Ahwazi Human Rights Organisation strongly condemns the crackdown of demonstrations and the arrests of hundreds of Arab citizens in Iran and expresses their deepest concerns for the safety and well-being of the detainees.
Previous experiences have confirmed that the Security servi…

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Ahwaz Human Rights Organization condemns the arrest of Ahwazi Arabs who have been peacefully demonstrating against racism and discrimination for the past week in different cities of Ahwaz / Arabistan.

By April 2, 2018, a week had passed since peaceful Ahwaz uprising against racism, marginalisation and continued persecution and discrimination exercised by Iranian government and its media, Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) . The Iranian&n…

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