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Situation of Human Rights of the Azerbaijani Turks in the Islamic Republic of Iran

The current update covers situation of twelve Azerbaijani Turk prisoners as well as eighteen prisoners who are recently executed, belonging to the Azerbaijani people and/or in the Azerbaijani region of Iran:

Joint letter calling on HRC member to support the resolution renewing the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran

AHRAZ - Association for the Human Rights of the Azerbaijani people in Iran and 41 Iranian and international NGOs have signed a joint letter calling on HRC member states to support the resolution renewing the mandate of the specialRapporteur on human rights in Iran

what the problem is that can make minorities so vulnerable to statelessness arising from ethnic and/or religious conflicts and video Amir Makuoei

Minorities in Iran need a better and sincere dialogue to solve their own disputes and problem. Now, it is time to do it. Tomorrow is too late for everyone and those who can play a vital role in prevention of such disasters. Let us solve problems in peace and unite against racism and polarization.

The Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner, Mr. Antonio Guterres, on human rights in Iran

In early July 2018, 80 persons from the Azerbaijani Turkish community were reportedly detained or summoned by security forces in the context of an annual celebration in East Azerbaijan Province. Most have been released, amidst reports that they were subjected to ill-treatment. In August, 40 persons from the community were arrested in connection with another gathering in the city of Meshgin Shahr in Ardabil Province, amidst reports of the use of excessive force by security forces. They were subsequently released.

Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

In July 2018, 80 persons from the Azerbaijani Turkish community were reportedly arrested before and during a cultural celebration at Babak Fort in East Azerbaijan Province.