Ahwaz human rights organization (AHRO) representative participated in a four-day workshop, Breaking Barriers! Youth Perspectives on Migration in Europe
The Workshop was co-organized by EFAy, UNPO and Left Youth of Finland with the Youth Department of the Council of Europe

At a time when the migrant crisis dominates headlines in Europe's press, activists, journalists and academics from across the world gathered in Hungary's capital Budapest to discu…

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Latest on Kurdish, Arab political prisoners in Iran’s Yasuj Prison

Two political prisoners in Iran, Ghadriyeh Ghaderi and Fahimeh Esmaili, a Kurd and an Arab, have been detained in the Correction and Rehabilitation Center of Iran’s Yasuj Prison and sources are saying that they have been kept in highly difficult conditions.
Following the breaking news about their conditions, the court of Orumiyeh rejected any requests to the prison to grant leave f…

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Founding members of Safe Haven.

This initiative was conceptualized during a 4-day long study session entitled "Breaking Barriers! Youth Perspectives on Migration in Europe" organized through a collaboration between the Council of Europe, UNPO, EFAy and the Young Left of Finland.…

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Three Ahwazi Arabs were executed in secret today following convictions for threatening national security, according to the Ahwaz Human Rights Organization (AHRO).

Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje'i, first deputy of the Chief Justice, announced in June the death sentences against the three - Ghais Obidawi, Ahmad Obidawi and Sajad Balawi - as well as lengthy prison sentences and internal exile for four others. He accused them of "enmity with God", "corrup…

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Member of the Iranian Parliament Falahieh Majid has labelled the Iranian control of Sugarcane projects as racist against the local Ahwazi Arab population. Describing the valuable employment potential the sugarcane industry has for the local Ahwazi population, Naseri accused the shipping in of non-locals to work on the plantations as a sign of marginalisation of the Ahwazi.
Sugarcane projects are a disaster for indigenous Ahwazi Arabs, the member o…

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Rasoul Hardani; an Ahwazi Arab prisoner suffering from Multiple Sclerosis (MS), who is currently serving a 22-year sentence in Rajaee Shahr prison in Tehran, began a hunger strike today (Saturday July 2nd) in protest at his prolonged imprisonment and the intolerable conditions in the prison, which are reportedly further damaging his already poor health, according to human rights activists.
Hardani accused the judicial authorities of deliberately…

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June 15, 2016 9:15 AM
Meetings
Location: Conference Rooms
The Challenge of Pluralism in Iran
June 15, 2016
9:15 AM – 4:30 PM
Please RSVP by June 10, 2016: https://challengeofpluralisminiran.eventbrite.com
Join us for a symposium on the history and aspirations of Iran's diverse population groups. As Iran moves toward reintegration with the global system, the country's rich mix of ethnic religious and cultural minorities are asking for greater national pl…

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Iran impedes Dr.karim Abdian's selection as a new member of UNPFII ,United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
Iran with coordination with its allies in the United Nation ,such as Russia ,China and other countries that can be considered its allies impeded Dr. Karim Abdiab , the Ahwaz Human Rights Organization director , and expert of international relations and diplomacy from being selected as a member of United Nations Permanent Forum o…

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The Challenge of Pluralism in Iran

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June 15, 2016 9:15 AM

Meetings

Location: Conference Rooms

The Challenge of Pluralism in Iran
June 15, 2016
9:15 AM – 4:30 PM
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Please RSVP by June 10, 2016: https://challengeofpluralisminiran.eventbrite.com

Join us for a symposium on the history and aspirations of Iran's diverse population groups. As Iran moves toward reintegration with the global system, the country's rich mix of e…

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London, MEFD – On Saturday 21st May 2016, Ahwaz Human Rights Organisation (AHRO) and Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization organised an international workshop on media and civil society in the Middle East at Cambridge House, London. The workshop was attended by Middle East Forum for Development (MEFD).

The event was moderated by Dr Sanjukta Ghosh, British Ahwazi Friendship Society and attended by Dr Karim Abdian, executive director of AHR…

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