Ahwazis Protest for Unconditional Freedom and Justice

In recent weeks, a slew of protests against the Iranian regime broke out with people filling the streets in different cities across the country en masse. Raising their voices loudly without fear, those protesting drew attention to important issues such as widespread poverty and unemployment, administrative and economic corruption, the abuse of power among heads of state and government, as well as demanding the freedom of civil and political activists from prisons. Protesters chanted slogans calling for death to the Islamic regime and the death to the dictator.

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From Melting Pot to Pressure Cooker: #IranProtests and the Ethnic Minorities

Iran is a not just a political state, but a historic civilization that long has held up its ethnic diversity. However, the Persian majority dominates the country and discriminates socially and systematically against its minorities, particularly large segments such as Turks, Kurds, Baluch, and Arabs. The recent Iran protests have pushed these groups to their limits — and the breaking point may arrive soon.

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Wave of Arrests of Ahwazi Activists by Iranian Regime Following Dignity Friday Protests

Following a series of Ahwazi popular protests, on Friday, December 8th, and Friday, December 15th, 2017, under the banner ”Dignity Friday”, in the Al-Thaorah (Alawi) district of Ahwaz capital, the Iranian intelligence service has summoned and arrested a huge number of Arab political, civil and cultural activists

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Outrage over brutal assaults on Ahwazi women protesting against regime land theft

Iranian regime security forces brutally assaulted defenseless Ahwazi Arab women protesting against the regime’s illegitimate confiscation of their families’ farmlands earlier this week, arresting many of the women whose only ‘crime’ was to demand justice.  The regime military personnel reportedly deliberately hit the women in the mouths and chests with batons and rifle butts.

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Iran’s Assassins Murder Prominent Ahwazi Activist In The Hague

The distinguished Ahwazi Arab political activist, Ahmad Mola, was brutally murdered outside his home in the Netherlands on Wednesday. Indications suggest that the killers, who killed him instantly with three shots in the head and twice in the chest, were Iranian regime assassins. Although some reports claim that the killers were apprehended, there has been no official confirmation, with other reports suggesting that they escaped.

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Will Iran Be The Next Regional Nation Torn Apart By Conflict?

While Iran’s regime is always keen to portray itself as a great supporter of oppressed Muslim peoples, particularly Palestinians, with regime officials recently condemning Israeli brutality to worshippers at the iconic Al Quds Mosque and denouncing the massacres by Myanmar’s regime, carried out supposedly in the name of “fighting terror,” Tehran remains silent on its own systemic oppression of minorities within Iran.

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UN Envoy Slams Iranian Regime’s Domestic Oppression, Persecution, Regional Crimes

The Saudi envoy to the United Nations has condemned the Iranian regime’s longstanding persecution of the Arab Ahwazi people in Iran,  saying that the regime in Tehran has shown no indication that it “intends to address the oppression and persecution suffered by the Arab people of Ahwaz, such as the outlawing of their Arab identity and their civil rights”. 

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