Ahwazi Arabs

Death Sentences for Five Ahwazi Arabs Upheld by Iran’s Supreme Court

(11 January 2013) – Branch 32 of the Supreme Court of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) has upheld the death sentences of five Ahwazi ... Read more

Ahwazi Arab political activist Jamil Sowaidi reportedly tortured to death in custody

Reports indicate Ahwazi Arab political activist Jamil Sowaidi tortured to death in custody; if confirmed, Sowaidi’s death adds to body count of those tortured to death in custody in recent weeks, including death of Green Movement blogger Sattar Beheshti ... Read more

Resumption of torture of Ahwazi Arab political prisoners from Khalafabad (Ramshir) in Khuzestan after the imposition of death sentences

(17 August 2012) -- The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) has learned through informed sources in Ahwaz that five ethnic Arab political prisoners in ... Read more

Five more Ahwazi Arabs sentenced to death by the Islamic Republic of Iran

(10 July 2012) -- According to local sources, five Ahwazi Arab activists, Hashem Shabani, Mohammadali Omouri, Hadi Rashedi, Seyyed Jaber Alboshoka and Seyyed Mokhtar Alboshoka ... Read more

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