According to latest reports on Jalizi village incident, 60 villagers including women, are still being detained. In recent days, security forces have been attacking the men and women farmers of the village who refused to give up their land to army affiliated organization named "ATKA". the farmers were protesting against the siege of their land by Iranian army.
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The army attacked the farmers with tear gas and sticks. Som…

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The Iranian authorities released the Ahwazi-Arab women political prisoner "Fahmia Ismaili" from the Yasuj prison  after 12 years on charges of political activities for the right of Ahwazi-Arabs.

Fahima Ismaili (Badawi), was a former teacher in Ahwaz. She was arrested on 28 November 2005 when she was eight months pregnant along side with her husband, "Ali Mutairi," also a political activist.
A month after her arrest, her daughter "Salma" was bo…

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Ahwazi women farmers arrested for resisting the confiscation of their farmlands in “Jalizi” village in Elam. Click here to see the video.
According to the reports received by Ahwaz Human Right Organization security forces sieged the Arab inhabitant “Up-Jalizi" village in Elam and arrested number of Ahwazi Women farmers in addition to 50 men who resisted the confiscation of their farmlands. On Sunday as the farmers of “Up-Jalizi" village were worki…

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The Ahwazi Human Rights Organization calls for the release of 4 cultural activists detained by the Iranian security services in the city of Ahwaz several months ago .They were arrested and detained due to their activities in the field of promoting Arab culture and organising cultural events to preserve the Arabic identity in the face of Iranian government systematic forced assimilation of Arabs in Iran, as well as civil activities such as the ass…

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Ahwaz Human Rights Organisation (AHRO) received shocking footages which shows Iranian security publicly humiliating  a group of arrested Ahwazi Arab men. Click here to watch the video.
The agents are shouting, coursing and making the men bark like dogs. The exact date and place in which the video was recorded is not clear, however activists on social media believe that it is related to the arrests during  the last Al-adha celebratio…

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With the start of this school year in Iran, Ahwazi children have launched a campaign called "education in mother tongue is my right” . 
On Saturday, 23rd of September, millions of students in Iran started the first day of the new academic year, However Ahwazi Arabs and other non-Persian nations in Iran are deprived of education in their native language.
Students must begin their studies in Farsi, which is the only official language according t…

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On Saturday 16th Sep 2017 dust particles in the air in  Ahwaz reached 1,263 micrograms per cubic meter making it 8.42 times the maximum limit.
According to head of the Public Relations of Department of the Environmental Protection Agency of Khuzestan, “at 8:00 A.M saturday morning the amount of dust particles reached 1,263 micrograms in Ahwaz , 244 micrograms in Shushtar and in Dezful 300 micrograms per cubic meter” , while the  normal l…

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Mass Arrests on the First Day of Eve in Ahwaz
Iranian security launched a mass arrest campaign on the first day of Eid al-Fitr in various areas of Ahwaz and other cites in Al-Ahwaz .
Currently there are more than a dozen Ahwazi Arab men under arrest :
1- Ahmad Hazbawi
2- Naser Asadi
3- Morteza Silawi
4- Morteza Hardani
5- Mohammad Afrawi
6-Maher Masoudi
7- Ali Zuhairi
8- Adnan Hardani
9- Ahmad Braje’e
10-Ali Sharifi
11-Ahmad Masoudi
12- Mohammad Masoudi
13- Oba…

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According to reports received by Ahwaz Human rights organization (AHRO) ; judge Poormohammadi of branch 4 of Islamic Iranian revolutionary court in Ahwaz sentenced 3 Ahwazi Arab cultural activists to prison and exile .
Issa Damani ,Mojahed Zergani and Hussein Heidari were arrested for “spreading propaganda against the Iranian regime” and establishing non-governmental organisations .
Each of the activists received 1 year prison sentence . In additio…

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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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