Mass grave found in Ahwaz city, believed to hold victims of regime’s 1980 mass executions

Dozens of bodies were reportedly uncovered in a mass grave discovered by municipal workers in the city of Ahwaz before Iranian regime security forces rushed to the scene and demanded that the workers reinter the bodies and not report the discovery.

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Lifting the lid off the Ahwaz oil and gas industry – and the price the Ahwazis pay for it

Ahwaz is a region very rich in oil and gas resources and could, as a result, be termed an energy superpower. However, as long as geopolitical ambitions related to natural resources play a key role in the creation and deconstruction of countries, such an abundance can become a curse rather than a blessing.

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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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