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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Iranian high council for human rights has published a report on ethnic and religious minorities without including Ahwazi Arabs as an ethnic group
Ahwaz Human Rights Organization rejected the report created by the Iranian High Council for Human Rights about the situation of ethnic and religious minority in Iran .
On 24-25th of November 20126 Iranian delegation in United Nation’s 9th session of minority forum has provided copies of this report in abu…

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During the past days , Iranian security has arrested 4 Ahwazi Arab men who then were transferred to prison .
The following are their names and information we have currently on hand :
1- Mohammad Sawari ,22 years old from ‘Alawi “ area who was arrested on 15th of November 2016 . The family does not have any news about his fate or whereabouts .
2- Mohammad Mahdi ,20 years old from “Hamidieh” . Arrested on 16th of November 2016 by security forces .
3- A…

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During the past days , Iranian security has arrested 4 Ahwazi Arab men who then were transferred to prison .
The following are their names and information we have currently on hand :
1- Mohammad Sawari ,22 years old from ‘Alawi “ area who was arrested on 15th of November 2016 . The family does not have any news about his fate or whereabouts .
2- Mohammad Mahdi ,20 years old from “Hamidieh” . Arrested on 16th of November 2016 by security forces .
3- A…

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Iranian Intelligence Arrest a 22 year-old Photographer
Iranian intelligence arrested the 22 year-old Hakim Marwani ,a photographer and cultural activist on social media .His photos and videos portrayed a range of subjects such as the poverty and deprivation of indigenous population and social and cultural aspects of Ahwazi Arab lives in Arabistan .
According to eyewitnesses, Iranian intelligence in civilian clothing broke into his house in “Mallash…

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