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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Iman Pahlavi publishes virulently anti-Arab poem

Ahwazi Arabs in Iran, struggling for independence and sovereignty from successive regimes’ oppression for 92 years to date, have long been the subject of virulent racism, both by the current regime and by its predecessors, whose supremacist anti-Arab bigotry is ...

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Ahwazis’ financial woes worsening as Iran’s economy collapses

Ahwazi Arab workers in Iran, already struggling to survive on subsistence pay, are demanding wage increases as the country’s galloping inflation rates and soaring price increases put even basic foodstuffs out of reach, leaving many families to go hungry. These ...

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Tehran’s criminal policies paved the way for another Ahwazi child’s death

In a tragic incident that happens far too often, a 3-year-old Arab child named Ali Borwayeh fell into an open–unprotected–sewer canal near his home in Zarqan neighbourhood, a suburb of Ahwaz city. He survived the fall, only to drown because ...

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Ahwazi workers protest over dismissals, demand 5 months of withheld pay

On June 13, dozens of Ahwazi workers gathered in front of the 8th District municipality headquarters in Ahwaz to protest 5 months’ worth of salary withholdings. Ahwazi Arab workers congregated at the main gate of the building demanding municipal officials ...

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