Publications related to Ahwazi

Feb 27, 2015

UNPO Alternative Report to CRC Highlights the Severe Human Rights Abuses Endured by Minority Children in Iran

The Alternative Report aims to examine the compliance with and implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the Iranian Government, focusing especially on children of the Ahwazi Arab, Azeri Turkish, Baloch and Kurdish minority groups in Iran. These communities face severe discrimination, in some cases institutionalized within the state of Iran and children, by definition particularly...

Feb 27, 2015

UNPO Alternative Report to CRC Highlights the...

On 27 February 2015 UNPO submitted its Alternative Report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child, on the occasion of its 71st Pre-Sessional Working Group, during which it will consider the...

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Mar 19, 2013

Three Human Rights Reports To Shed Light On Persecution...

UNPO has recently submitted three reports on the occasion of the 50th Session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights due to take place in Geneva, from 29 April - 17 May 2013. The Committee...

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Apr 24, 2012

UNPO Report Outlines Threats to Indigenous Peoples’...

  UNPO has submitted an Alternative Report to the UN Committee on Cultural, Economic, and Social Rights (CESCR) ahead of Iran’s review at the 49th Session in May 2012.  This report to...

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Dec 22, 2010

UNPO Delegation Makes Impact At UN Forum

  22 December 2010   Two UNPO staff members led a delegation of over 20 representatives of 11 minority groups to participate in the Forum, which took place over the course of three days at...

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Mar 12, 2006

Ahwazi: WS on the Case of Ahwazi Arabs in Ira...

COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS Sixty-second session Item 11 of the provisional agenda CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS Written statement* submitted by the International Federation for the Protection...

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Mar 12, 2006

Ahwazi: WS on Human Rights Violations Against...

COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS Sixty-second session Item 9 of the provisional agenda QUESTION OF THE VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS IN ANY PART OF THE WORLD Written statement*...

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Jan 28, 2005

The Plight of the Ahwazis

Given the nature of the "war on terrorism" discourse, one would be forgiven for believing there are no Arab moderates and that democracy is culturally alien to the Arab world. While Western...

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Oct 18, 2004

Ahwaz: Election Report in Ahwaz Province

Untitled Document The 1979 Iranian revolution and the post reformist developments on the 2nd of Khordad, two events in which the Khuzestani Arabs have participated in, made it possible...

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Jun 22, 2004

Ahwazi: Indigenous Ahwazi Arab children in Iran...

80% of children of Azadegan in Khuzestan suffer from malnutrition. Sousangard- Khuzestan, Southwestern Iran. Correspondent of The Islamic Republic Newspaper Reporting: Mr. Ezati. The Governor...

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