Poverty, tears and bitterness: Ahwazis’ daily reality

Nine-year-old Fatemeh lives with her parents in the Abbasiyeh village of Al-Ahwaz. She told me the painful story of her missed childhood, beginning her account with a heart-rending sigh. “My mother is undergoing kidney dialysis. Since I was born, my ...

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Poverty and Marginalisation: The Life of Ahwazis under the Grip of Iran’s Clerical Regime

Perhaps the most alarming phenomena in Ahwazi cities has been the transformation of many neighborhoods into isolated ghettos where poverty and deprivation are the norms.   When you visit the Mallashiyeh neighborhood, southernmost of the western part of Ahwaz city, the ...

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Further injustice for Ahwazis , as regime confiscates more farmlands

The Iranian regime is continuing its confiscation of Ahwazi farmers’ lands, recently seizing yet more agricultural land at the Iran-Iraq border from farmers there, with the confiscated farmland being given to Persian settlers in the region as a way to ...

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Persecution of Ahwazi People Reaches ‘Extreme’ Levels

Persecution of Ahwazi People Reaches ‘Extreme’ Levels By Heytham Jorfi The major aim of this article is to look at the persecution of the people of Ahwaz by the Iranian government. Ahwaz or Al-Ahwaz is a region in the south ...

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Iranian Regime Denies Ahwazi Children Access to Water and Educational Supplies

It has been reported by the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO) that the Ahwazi Arab people are much more affected by poverty, deprivation and marginalization along with other minority ethnic groups in Iran. One of the reasons for this ...

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Ahwazi Arab Cause, The World’s Forgotten Struggle For Justice

At the beginning, it must be pointed out that there is a difference between Iranian Arabs whose ancestors emigrated with the Islamic conquest of Persia and currently living in Khorasan and Kerman and other parts of Iran and Ahwazi Arabs ...

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Rampant Racism Against Ethnic Minorities prevails in Iran

Today racism is considered one of the most serious issues that humanity is facing in the world which in our current life regarded as the primary reason for many of the conflicts and clashes in societies, which are made up ...

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Imminent execution of three Ahwazi political prisoners

Iranian judiciary officials have announced regime’s supreme court decision to publicly execute three Ahwazi political prisoners very soon in Alahwaz( also known as Khouzestan). In April 2015 Qais Abidawi and his brother Ahmad Abidawi and their cousin; Sajjad Abidawi along ...

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Discrimination in Al-Ahwaz

According to the article 2 of the universal declaration of Human Rights, ”everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or ...

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Iranian prison authorities deliberately neglect the critical physical condition of an Ahwaz Arab prisoner

According to reliable resources from Karoon prison quoted to “JADSH” that prisoner Kazem Khoshnamak suffers from severe pain in his right leg and weakness in his eyes due to the brutal tortures, which were committed by Iranian intelligence service while ...

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