Publications related to Ahwazi

Jan 09, 2018

UNPO’s Alternative UPR Report on Iran Denounces Environmental Issues and Human Rights Violations

To read the full UNPO Alternative UPR Report on Iran, click here. On 19 March 2017, the Iranian Parliament approved the ‘Law on the Sixth Five-Year Economic, Cultural, and Social Development Plan for the 1396-1400 (2016-2021)’. One of the targets is to reduce water consumption by 30 percent and to produce 30 percent of the required potable water for southern Iran through desalination....

Jan 09, 2018

UNPO’s Alternative UPR Report on Iran Denounces...

On 6 December 2017 UNPO submitted a report on Iran to UPR Info, a non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). This report is published three years after the...

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Feb 27, 2015

UNPO Alternative Report to CRC Highlights the...

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,...

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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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