Ahwaz

Iranian Bulldozers Demolished Ahwazi Arabs Historical Monument

Iranian regime yet again demolished another ancient national heritage building located in Hamidiya town 25km away from capital Ahwaz in AlAhwaz region. Recently, the Hamidiya Palace recorded as one of the national historical buildings, was faced with an influx of excavator and destruction due to several years of neglect.

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Call to stop the series of executions in Arabistan / Ahwaz

Today, 10th October, is an international day of anti-execution penalty, while many political activists and civilians from Ahwaz / Arabistan (Khuzestan) south west of Iran had been executed under torture by the Iranian regime during last year. All political prisoners and detainees have been convicted of same charges: "enemy with God and corruption on earth". Long term imprisonment, executions, and tortures against Ahwazi Arab political activists and civilians are continued by the Iranian regime.

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Iran Steps up Anti-Arab Execution Campaign

Thursday, September 27, 2012 Four more Ahwazi Arab political prisoners are facing execution following verdicts handed down by secretive revolutionary courts this week with three more given prison sentences, according to a report by the Ahwaz Human Rights Organisation (AHRO).

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Ahwazis: Iran’s Persecution Of Its Arab Minority

The impending execution of five Arabs on charges of “terrorism” underscores the long-term plight of Iran’s Arab minorities. Iranian officials have reportedly cracked down hard on this ethnic group recently through mass arrests and the imposition of death sentences based on dubious evidence.

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U.S State Department Condemns execution of four members of Ahwazi Arab community, Calls on Iran to Respect Minority Rights

We note that July 8 marked 1,000 days Christian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has spent in an Iranian prison. Pastor Nadarkhani still faces the threat of execution for simply following his faith, and we repeat our call for Iranian authorities to release him immediately.

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