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The continuation of arrests in Ahwaz

02 Aug 2021

The continuation of arrests in Ahwaz Iranian security forces have been continuously arresting protesters in various cities of Ahwaz. According to human rights activists, 310 people including children have been identified. The names of the detainees of the July uprising (thirsty uprising) until 02.08.2021 Human rights organizations condemned the crackdown and widespread arrests in various cities, and expressed their concern about the health of the Ahwazi detainees. Thus, The Ahwazi Organization For The Defense Of Human Rights In Ahwaz, condemns the Iranian regime's crimes, against

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The Iranian Security Forces Kill 3 Ahwazi Protesters

18 Jul 2021

The Iranian Security Forces Kill 3 Ahwazi Protesters   July 18th, 2021   According to Ahwazi sources 3 young men were killed by the Iranian security forces during the water crisis demonstration in Ahwaz.   The sources added that Mustafa Al Naimawi, aged 26, Hakim Asakereh and Ghasem Al Nasseri, were shot by the Iranian security forces, during their participation in the Ahwazi demonstrations.   They declared the security forces immediately began their campaign of arrests against the protesters. And based on the sources, the following protesters were among t

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According to Ahwazi sources the Iranian security forces, began opening fire against peaceful Ahwazi protesters

18 Jul 2021

According to Ahwazi sources the Iranian security forces, began opening fire against peaceful Ahwazi protesters.   They added that a number of citizens were killed during the protests, however, their names have not yet been officially declared.   It is noteworthy that massive protests are happening in various cities of Ahwaz, due to the current environmental crises.  As the deliberate draining of Ahwazi marshes, has resulted in a deteriorating living condition in the region.   Ahwazi people gathered to express their hardships due to the lack of water and electricity,

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Iranian Regime Forces Arrest Citizens After Denouncing the Draining of Rivers

12 Jul 2021

Iranian Regime Forces Arrest Citizens After Denouncing the Draining of Rivers     After hundreds of citizens gathered in front of the military governor’s building in Ahwaz, to protest against the draining of the marshes and rivers, the Iranian regime forces began arresting the citizens, immediately after the protests ended.     It is noteworthy to mention that the draining of marshes and rivers, has resulted in killing dozens of livestock and destroying the environment. Accordingly, human rights sources reported that the Iranian regime authorities carried out a

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International Workers’ Day

02 May 2021

International Workers' Day; Congratulations or Condolences       Today 01.05.2021, Saturday, May 1, is the International Labor Day, observed each year to pay tribute to the contribution of workers across the world. However, in these days, the word worker in Ahwaz, reflects tremendous difficulties such as poverty and inequality, rather than being a reminder of what Ali Khamenei's has claimed, as production, development and economic prosperity.     Workers are accustomed to spending difficult times in Ahwaz, despite their deteriorating conditions, such as

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Insulting Arab Political Prisoners in Ahwaz Prison

01 May 2021

Beating & Insulting Arab Political Prisoners in Ahwaz Prison     According to Ahwazi human rights sources, Mohammad Ali Amouri and Mokhtar Alboshuke, two Arab political prisoners sentenced to life imprisonment, and Qassem Sanjari, another Arab political prisoner, were severely beaten yesterday in Shiban Prison in Ahwaz.     These political prisoners were attacked by Hossein Parkar (accused of embezzling billions) and his accomplice Adnan Zabieh and a number of other convicted prisoners, with the support and incitement of prison security officials, and were s

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Flourishing Like A Palm Tree

08 Mar 2021

Flourishing Like A Palm Tree March 8th, 2021 Women's International Day…   She is strong like a palm tree and her deep roots are not reached by the frost. She keeps her head high to the sky, yet she is grounded and strong like a sun. She stands tall and soak up the sunshine and persistently colors the world with her beautiful shades of lights.   Yes she is an Ahwazi women, a symbol of love, wisdom and dignity…   Throughout the history our women in Ahwaz have faced tremendous difficulties, which have made them true symbols of struggle, dignity, and pride. Their prominent ro

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Execution Sentences Against Four Ahwazi Activists

04 Mar 2021

Execution Sentences Against Four Ahwazi Activists   March 3rd, 2021   The families of four activists detained in the Sheiban prison in northern Ahwaz, including; Jasem Haidari, Nasser Khafajian, Ali Khasraji and Hussain Silawi, were informed about their sons' executions by the Iranian regime.   Based on The Ahwazi Organization for the Defence of human rights sources, the news has not yet been officially confirmed by the government, and thus the information is not fully precise and reliable.   Because, Iranian regime always attempts to hide facts and delibe

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The revocation of releasing the Ahwazi activist Abdul Imam Zayeri

03 Mar 2021

The revocation of releasing the Ahwazi activist Abdul Imam Zayeri   March 1st, 2021 The Iranian intelligence authorities revoked the release of the Ahwazi activist Abdul Imam Zayeri, who was arrested in 2005 and transferred to the Sheiban prison in Ahwaz.   Human rights sources declared that he was falsely accused of terrorism and subsequently was transferred to the   prison. They added that Zayeri's sentence was reduced from execution to life imprisonment. However, due to his deteriorating health condition, the prison management approved his release but the decision was rev

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The Mother Tongue Is In Tears

21 Feb 2021

The Mother Tongue Is In Tears,     The message of Andrey Azoulay, UNESCO Director General, on the occasion of World Mother tongue Day contains the following poem by the Senegalese poet Wolf, Our mother tongue is in tears Since her children are leaving her "And leaving her alone with a heavy load."   The day my 10-year-old son could get the highest math score in the school in Germany, and later the lowest grade in the German language course, I said to myself, what a repetitive and familiar story!?   Then I remembered the children of my homeland, Ahwaz, wh

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