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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A poverty and marginalisation story of an Ahwazi family on their home land ‪#‎Mohammarah‬. Translated from Iranian news agency Asriran as well as ‪#‎ISNA‬ .

"In the Mohammara(Khoramshahr), it is as if I witness a historical scene."

This house is known to me. A few years ago when I passed this street, I saw an elderly man who was selling cigarettes in a stall. I saw this house in the area of Aria, embedded with 70’s architecture, the first porch alm…

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Ahwaz Human Rights Organization AHRO) has received confirmed news via credible source from AL Ahwaz that about 50 skilled and semi-skilled Ahwazi workers in the largest refinery in Abadan have been fired by their employer and in turn their places have been filled with non-Arabs incomers who are overwhelmingly unskilled workers.
The expelled Ahwazi workers complained that the refinery’s HR has extravagantly hired non-local and unskilled workers, t…

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International Coalition Against Enforced Disappearances in Iran
(ICARDI)

Coalition Definition:

It is an international coalition base in London/ United Kingdom
consisting of number of organizations and lawyers to address the issue of enforced disappearance in Iran.
Board of Directors consists of seven members، Dr. Karim Abdian / General Adviser, Ms. Mona Silawi / president, Mr. Faisal Fulad/ General Coordinator

Coalition Goals:

To protect their rights a…

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URGENT ACTION: WHEREABOUTS OF DISAPPEARED MAN UNKNOWN
The Iranian authorities have yet to establish the fate and whereabouts of Yousef Silavi,
from Iran’s Ahwazi Arab minority, who has been missing since November 2009. He may
be subjected to enforced disappearance and is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment,
as well as extrajudicial execution.
Amnesty International has recently learned that Yousef Silavi, a 57-year-old retired technician from Ir…

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