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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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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