Conferences

Internal Self Determination for Ahwaz discussed in AUC forum

On April 24th, 2017 Executive Director of Ahwaz Human Rights Organisation (AHRO) participated in a conference titled “Managing Middle East Diversity: the Modalities” hosted by AUC forum (American University of Cairo) The conference was held at the Middle East Forum of the American University where the situation in the Middle East in the light of Arab Spring was at the center of discussion . The current situation in Iraq, Syria and Yemen and the peaceful alternatives available to address the rights of ethnicities living in Middle Eastern countries

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IRAN'S CONFIDENCE BOLSTERED BY NON-ALIGNED SUMMIT

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit, to be held in Tehran next week, comes at a particularly convenient time for the Iranian regime, which in recent months has argued that the country is progressing on every front rather than suffering under international pressure. Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has strenuously asserted his role in this "progress" both at home and abroad. Ironically, the United States and its allies have a strong interest in reinforcing the image that he is fully in charge.

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Ahwazi: More Unfounded Death Sentences

At least five Ahwazi prisoners were sentenced to death on unfounded charges by the Iranian authorities, adding to past sentences and the persistent discrimination against the Ahwazi population in Iran.

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Iran in the Middle East: Expanding Influenc

Conference in DC: Iran in the Middle East: Expanding Influence, Accelerating Arms Race: Myth or Reality?

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UN special rapporteur Miloon Kothari released a report on housing on June 29

IRANIAN MINORITIES EXPERIENCE HOUSING DIFFICULTIES. UN special rapporteur Miloon Kothari released a report on housing on June 29, and part of that document focused on Iran. According to the report, Kothari visited neighborhoods in and around Tehran

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