24 Ahwazi Arab activists who were voluntarily helping flood victims have been arrested for allegedly distributing “false information” regarding the floods.

Shaheen Hasanwand, Head of the Fata Police (Iranian Cyber Police) in Khuzestan Province, has accused the 24 Ahwazi social media activists of publishing "fake news", spreading rumours regarding the floods and "disturbing public opinion."

Meanwhile, various documents, videos and photos have emer…

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The governor of the oil-rich Ahwaz region ( province of Khuzestan, southwest Iran), says a major dam on the Karkhe river is completely full, and local residents in several cities and villages have been ordered to evacuate their homes.

Furthermore, according to Gholamreza Shariati, the volume of water in Iran's biggest and only navigable river, Karoon, is increasing at an alarming rate of 3200 cubic meters per second.

"An evacuation order has been…

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Governor of #Khuzestan, during visit to a disaster area of #floods in #Ahwaz, threatened an Arab citizen asked him: Why do you send aid to the Syrian regime and deprive the #Ahwazis
Shariati: you will pay for your words, you are enemy of the regime.
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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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