February 16, 2014

Iran's Religious War on Arab Poets

Cesar Chelala, Japan Times

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Repression against Ahwazis has been brutal. Human Rights Watch has called on Iranian authorities to allow independent international media and human rights organizations to investigate allegations of rights violations in Khuzestan Province, where most Ahwazi Arabs live. It is in the southwest and is rich in oil and gas.

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TAGGED: Ahwazis, Ahwaz, Iran, Middle East, Hashem Shaabani

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