Rural Ahwazi children walk miles daily along dangerous routes simply to attend school

The rural people of the marginal villages located on the highway between the city of Abadan and Ahwaz capital are stuck in acute suffering at all levels. Al-Soweyseh village lies about 20 Km away from the capital city of Ahwaz and administratively subordinated to Kot Abdullah county.

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Poverty seen in Ahwazi Children’s Eyes More Expressive than any Report

Mahatma Gandhi said, “Poverty is the worst form of violence. “This well-known saying is as valid today as then. Sadly, little has been done to curb or extinguish the spread of poverty. To understand the extent and seriousness of poverty, it is necessary to examine and correct the notion that poverty manifests itself only as material destitution. The full dimensions and manifestations of poverty can be understood as it relates to the Ahwazi people and their homeland.

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The Iranian regime’s language oppression against Ahwazi arabs

The oppression and plight of ethnic minorities in Iranian society have received little or no attention from Western analysts, policymakers, and media. This negligence may be largely due to the Tehran regime’s predominant status as the focal point of Iranian culture, politics and foreign policy, which are strongly Persian in nature. 

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Zeinab: a little Ahwazi girl who dreamt of school and a pushchair

Zeinab was seven years old when she died in June of this year. The little girl, from the town of Howeyzeh in Al-Ahwaz, died of complications arising from hydrocephalus (water on the brain) because her desperately poor parents couldn’t afford the medical treatment that could have saved her life.  Although doctors knew of her condition, with her father unable to afford even to register her birth, her tragically young death was the first time that they had ever taken any interest in her.

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