Iranian MP slams regime, oil companies for drilling in renowned wetlands, forcibly displacing more Ahwazis

An MP from the Arab Ahwaz region of Iran confirmed in a recent Iranian state media report that the regime is deliberately draining the globally renowned Hor al-Azim wetlands to drill for oil, displacing the indigenous Arab people living nearby who have fished its waters for generations, despite the regime’s claims to wish to stabilise the region. 

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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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