08 Jun 2020
A crime against humanity
Minors arrested during a raid campaign targeting Sous
The Iranian regime forces launched a massive campaign of raids during the past week targeting minors in the Ahwazi neighbourhoods in the city of Sous.
The Ahwazi Organization for the Defence of Human Rights stated that on Thursday 04/06/2020, Iranian regime forces, accompanied by intelligence services, raided separate neighbourhoods of the city of Sous, after which they arrested 19-year-old Sajid Dabat, and 17-year-old Mr. Qusai Khazraji, And took them to an unknown destination.
According to available information obtained by the organization from its sources in Ahwaz, the regime forces terrorized the children during their arrests, and acted with them in a brutal manner, intending to intimidate them and create terror in their hearts.
The information also indicates that the regime forces took the two prisoners to an unknown destination without charging them, while sources close to the two prisoners confirm that they had no political or cultural activity other than participating in popular celebrations.
Accordingly, the Ahwazi Organization for the Defence of Human Rights condemns the Iranian regime’s continued abuse of minors, stressing that the authorities do not give children any privacy while dealing with them, and they are subjected to the same methods and methods of investigation and torture that are carried out with adult prisoners, starting with severe beatings, insults, and obscene words, and ending with By threatening and intimidating them.
The organization affirms that the Iranian regime prohibits dozens of children from visiting their families with flimsy arguments, and treatment for sick children is prevented, in conjunction with the outbreak of the Corona epidemic (Covid 19) without providing them with any medications or medical care.
The organization calls for the need to move at all levels to put an end to these immoral practices, which are a stain on the forehead of the silent international community, towards the Iranian regime’s tampering with international agreements and covenants stipulating the need to respect the rights of children and not to prejudice them.