While the recognition of the inherent dignity and the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, But the Ahwazi Arabs still suffer from the conditions of severe repression of the Iranian authorities.
Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts that have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people, Ahwazi Arabs sentenced to death only because they believe that they have the right for self determination, and at the same period that we are writing this statement, there are thousands of our people Imprisoned only because of their political views !!
Iranian authorities seeking destroy the whole life of the people of Ahwaz by drying their rivers to revive the Iranian rivers.
As permeated region and wide environmental crisis because of Ahwaz River’s water transfer to the central cities in Iran Like Isfahaan, Yazd and Qom where the most significant outcome of this crisis is that Ahwaz region became the most polluted city in the world for three consecutive years since 2011.
Environmental pollution, raising the rate of cancer appearance among Ahwazi people for more than 500 percent, in according to medical reports about the high cancer incidence.
Ahwazi people are suffering from the denial of education, employment and the right of naming their own children, and all of these human rights violations are happening in the name of God’s religion.
Ahwazi new born percentage gradually decreases due to the Delivery by caesarean operations and dropping the fetus adopted by the Iranian government.
All of these violations occur in the middle of the twenty first century In the middle of disappointing silence from the United Nations and the free nations of the world.
Ahwazi Centre for Human Rights calls to deter Iran’s criminal policies against our people and land, and we demand that the world turns to the case of an innocent people who have been deprived from their basic human rights .
Ahwazi Centre for Human Rights
Member of International Association of rights and freedoms