World-renowned marshlands facing environmental catastrophe

Ahwazi Arab inhabitants who are living in the vicinity of marshes and wetlands, such as that of Hor-Al-Azim (which has dried up because of the actions of the Iranian oil companies), frequently release video clips that demonstrate the horrific surge of sand storms from the dried wetlands.

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30 Years Since the Iran-Iraq War, The Suffering Continues for Ahwazis in War-Devastated Cities

In this short film,  Ahwazi Arab locals in the  cities  of Mohammareh and Abadan near the Iran-Iraq border in Iran talk about the horrendous suffering there, lamenting the medieval conditions of destitution,  deprivation and medieval poverty, despite the Ahwaz region housing  over 90 percent of the oil and gas wealth claimed by Iran.

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Ahwazi activist, denied asylum in Netherlands, gets six year sentence upon his return to Iran

An Ahwazi human rights activist who was denied asylum in the Netherlands and forced to return to Iran after fleeing Iranian regime persecution was sentenced on Friday to six years imprisonment in an Iranian court for the ‘crime’ of attending protests calling for freedom.

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Ahwazi Arab villages in south west of Iran trapped in cycle of oppression after their farmlands forcibly confiscated by Iranian regime

This short film documents crimes such as the destruction of a village, destruction of farmland, forcible confiscation of land, air and water contamination, denial of employment of Ahwazi Arabs and the creation of barriers and enclaves around their farmlands, thus cutting off the local Arabs from their livelihood and deliberately restricting their access to natural resources.

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