March 29th, 2014

AHRO urge the international community to apply further pressure on Iran to halt the executions of Ahwazi Arab activists -


Previously Press TV, the Iranian English language propaganda station showed the victims admitting responsibility for attacking pipelines, following months of imprisonment and brutal interrogation by the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence - See more at: http://ahwazhumanrights.org/en/stories/362#sthash.794JXUg4.k54HKxnR.dpuf

Previously Press TV, the Iranian English language propaganda station showed the victims admitting responsibility for attacking pipelines, following months of imprisonment and brutal interrogation by the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence - See more at: http://ahwazhumanrights.org/en/stories/362#sthash.794JXUg4.k54HKxnR.dpuf

Previously Press TV, the Iranian English language propaganda station showed the victims admitting responsibility for attacking pipelines, following months of imprisonment and brutal interrogation by the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence

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March 13th, 2014

UN human rights experts urge Iran to halt the ongoing surge in executions


 the murder six years ago, but later explained that it was carried out by a man that had persuaded her to confess to the crime, convincing her that a young

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March 1st, 2014

UNESCO Discusses Multilingualism in Iran for the First Time


 Representatives of non-Persian nationalities–Arabs, Balochi, Kurds and Turks–each addressed the problem of the inability to use and study their native languages in Iran. They protested that their languages are

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February 22nd, 2014

UN report about Iran’s execution in Iran and Ahwaz


The majority of these executions were for drug-related offences, which do not meet the threshold in international law of “most serious crimes” for

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February 10th, 2014

Execution of Ahwazi Arab teachers


The authorities did not inform their families when and where the execution was carried out.  Prior the execution Hashem Shaabani sent a message from inside of the Karoun prison and revealed and

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December 16th, 2013

Non-Persian representatives quit over Rouhani budget


 Mohammad Sadat Ibrahimi said: “We understand that the budget must be tightened. But the pressure must not always be on poorer provinces. We just expect justice in allocating the

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December 5th, 2013

Four Ahwazi Arabs executed after disappearance



The men had been taken from Karoun Prison into the custody of the Ministry of Intelligence on 3 November and were denied access to their lawyers

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December 3rd, 2013

IHR: After nuke deal, the world must now focus on Iran’s human rights



“The talks are an opportunity to press the human rights case. The international community urgently needs to press for a moratorium on executions and

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November 29th, 2013

Religious Minority in Ahwaz


The Islamic Republic has consistently ignored the demands of national groups, to implement Articles 15 and 19 of the 1979 Constitution, which guarantee the use of regional languages and equal

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November 25th, 2013

Thousands hospitalised in Ahwaz industrial disaster


 Primary schools and nurseries in many cities have been closed and parents have been told to keep children indoors. The provincial governor’s only response to the crisis has been to order

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