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Urgent appeal to the Iranian Government: Halt the scheduled execution of Ahwazi Arab men

GENEVA (21 May 2014) – A group of United Nations human rights experts* today urged the Iranian authorities to halt the scheduled execution for tomorrow, Thursday 22 May, of two Ahwazi Arab farmers and cultural rights activists, after their death ...

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Urgent appeal from Ahwazi Centre for Human Right to all human rights defenders

The Iranian Judiciary court has recently verified death sentence row to innocent Ahwazi detainees named as Ali Chobeyshat and Sayed Khaled Mousawi where it added another human right violations against Ahwazi Arab.     The Ahwazi Centre for Human Right ...

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Death row prisoners Ali Chebieshat and Sayed Khaled Mousawi, both members of Iran’s Ahwazi Arab minority,may be nearing execution, as the Supreme Court is understood to have upheld their death sentences.   Family members of Ali Chebieshat and Sayed Khaled Mousawi ...

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JFI calls on Six United Nations Special Rapporteurs to Help Save Ahwazi Arab Prisoners and their Families

Following an urgent appeal issued on December 4, 2013 concerning the arbitrary arrest, torture and real risk of execution of Mr. Ali Chebeishat and Mr. Sayed Khaled Mousavi, JFI has written to six United Nations officials seeking their assistance.     On ...

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