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 .
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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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Iran security forces kill Ahwazi girl while arresting her father
Sources told Al Arabiya that security forces opened fire on the car on because the child’s father did not comply with orders to stop. (Supplied)
Saleh Hamid, AlArabiya.net Wednesday, 26 October 2016
Iranian security forces killed a three-year-old Ahwazi-Arab child after they opened fire on the car she was travelling in with her parents in the Alawi neighborhood, west of Ahvaz.
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Ahwaz: Release of millions of oil barrels in Hour Al Azim farmlands in Mesopotamian Marshes
Ahwaz Human Rights Organization(AHRO) reports an environmental catastrophe following the published photos Showing the release of millions of oil barrels in Hour Al Azim farmlands in Mesopotamian Marshes near the border of Iraq.
According to AHRO the photos have been taken on 26th of October and they show the release of millions of oil barrels in Hour Al Azi…

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Ahwaz- HRANA News Agency – 19 Arab civilians with ages of 15 to 30 were sentenced to imprisonment and fine in branch number 101 of the revolutionary court of this city in Khouzestan province. Their relatives called the trial unfair due to unavailability of the lawyer and the short time of the court.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Judge Mahmood Sorkheh of branch number 101 of the revolutionary court of Shoos…

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