Former Ahwazi MP sheds light on secret committee for suppressing Ahwazi Arabs

An Ahwazi Arab, Adel Al Asadi, a former MP in Iran’s parliament, now living in the West, has revealed information about a secret and illegal committee formed by the Iranian Mullahs’ regime specifically to devise and implement oppressive measures against the Ahwazi people. Mr. Al Asadi has made this public to the media for the first time in an interview with Ahwaz Monitor.

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92 years of injustice, exploitation, and crackdown: the tragedy of Ahwaz continues

For 92 years to date, successive regimes have denied the Ahwazi Arab peoples the most basic rights, imposing policies that can only be described as apartheid in nature. Dehumanised and vilified by Iran for their Arab identity and subjected to relentless oppression and systematic injustice, Ahwazis’ long struggle for freedom and rights has been ignored by the world.

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Stolen Future, Trampled Rights: The Tragedy of Hamidiyeh in Al-Ahwaz

Three years have passed since Hamidiyeh, a densely populated district, subordinated to Ahwaz city, was officially recognized as a city. However, since it was declared a city, no substantial resources were allocated to the city nor any semblance of municipal facilities.

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Stealthy Demographic Change In AL-Ahwaz Recalls Apartheid Era

Throughout human history, authoritarian regimes have exercised numerous policies to influence and pressure peoples whose homelands are under the grip of domination and occupation. Occupation policies include construction of settlements and relocation of settlers to change demographics to favor their colonial aspirations.  This is one of many ways used gradually to control the indigenous population living under colonial occupation.

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Dozens of Ahwazi villages dispossessed as Iranian regime’s ethnic cleansing intensifies

Whole areas depopulated as Iranian regime’s apartheid policies towards Ahwazis worsen The current regime with much more hostile policies in comparison with the previous Pahlavi system, has continued to carry out the ethnic cleansing policies through altering the demographic makeup of Ahwaz in south west of the country. In this era, the policy of changing the population structure of Ahwazi areas in numerous forms has been widely implemented. 

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