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This is drinking water at a children’s school in Ahwaz – would Mullahs let their children drink it?

This foul fluid which looks and reportedly smells like liquid sewage is, in fact, the heavily polluted water supply for drinking and washing at a children’s school in the Arab Ahwaz region of Iran.  According to a number of scientific ...

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Iran deems human rights activists as enemies of the state, amnesty reports

Iran’s judiciary and security services have perpetuated a crackdown on human rights activists by defaming and imprisoning those who dare speak out since Rouhani took office in 2013, Amnesty International said in a report on Wednesday. The report entitled “Victims ...

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Raw sewage, searing heat combine to threaten health in Ahwaz

The streets of the cities of Al-Ahwaz and the marginalised Malashiya neighbourhood have been covered with sewage in the last two days due to an open disregard by officials in responsible for municipal departments of the Iranian regime. Ahwazi activists have ...

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Ahwazi villages become ghost towns due to pollution, lack of water in the shadow of Iranian regime oilfields

According to Ahwazi eyewitnesses who visited more than 10 villages located in the oil-rich ‘Crete’ region near Ahwaz city, the wretched suffering of residents in these almost forgotten villages where the regime has established dozens of oil and gas fields ...

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Iranian Censorship and Internet Filtering

The Iranian government claims that it is filtering and monitoring the Internet to provide a safe environment for its people, but is this the real intention? Our evidence indicates strongly that, in reality, this filtering is nothing more than censorship ...

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Iran builds more apartheid settlements for non-Arabs in Arab Ahwaz region

Iranian regime authorities in the Arab Ahwaz region have announced that another 1,400 homes in settlements constructed for non-Arab residents will be handed over by the end of this year. While the regime ensures that most of the indigenous Arab ...

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Appeal to int’l human rights bodies for help after 16-year-old boy “disappears” in Iranian regime custody

The parents of a 16-year-old Ahwazi Arab boy seized on unknown charges by Iranian regime forces in June have appealed to regional and international human rights organisations to intervene to at least determine their son’s whereabouts. The teenage boy, Ali ...

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Letter from an Ahwazi freedom veteran for Maryam Rajavi

I am a 71-year-old man from the Arab Ahwaz region which has seen nothing but brutal oppression, persecution and rejection ever since it was forcibly annexed by Iran against the will of its Arab people in 1925. Ever since then, ...

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More Than 30 Arrested As Freedom Protests Sweep Across Arab Ahwaz Region In Iran

More than 30 people were brutally arrested in Ahwaz in Iran on Monday, the second day of Eid al-Fitr, after courageous Ahwazi Arabs held peaceful demonstrations in towns, cities, and villages across the region, demanding freedom and human rights and ...

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Iran’s Revolution In Waiting

A comparison of recent events in the Middle East with popular revolutions that occurred in Eastern Europe in 1989-1990 reveals a variety of illuminating parallels. The fall of oppressive regimes in Poland, East Germany, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Bulgaria, and Albaniawere ...

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