Publications related to Ahwazi

Feb 28, 2022

Refugee Espionage: An EU Model

Awareness of third-country espionage activity within the EU has increased in recent years following a series of high-profile cases. In April 2021, the UNPO published a report highlighting the extent and wide-scope of this activity. This built off of a series of investigations conducted by the UNPO since 2016 into the extent to which authoritarian states seek to limit the voices of their detractors...

Feb 28, 2022

Refugee Espionage: An EU Model

As part of its Compromised Spaces campaign, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) has published a briefling paper on the criminalizaiton of "refugee espionage", the the rising phenomenon...

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Feb 11, 2022

UNPO calls on EU to listen to voices of Iranian...

  The UNPO's submission can be read in full below or downloaded here.   Recognize the demand of ordinary citizens in Iran for the abolition of the death penalty and its disproportionate use...

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Dec 01, 2021

Ahwaz : UNPO and AHRO Submit Joint Report to UN...

UNPO and AHRO thus felt it was necessary to call on UN intervention into the issue by addressing a letter and report to the Special Rapporteurs for Human Rights and the Environment; Toxics and Human Rights;...

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Oct 26, 2021

Iran : UNPO Joint Submission To Special Rapporteur...

In our report, covering updates since June 2021, we detailed the increase in executions and killings by the regime. For example, we reported on the recent protests in several cities in Khuzestan (Ahwaz)...

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Apr 15, 2021

Compromised Space: Foreign State Reprisals against...

Based on the experience of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), this report outlines reprisals suffered by European citizens and residents, on the sovereign territories of Europe,...

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Jan 09, 2018

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

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...

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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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