Statement of AHRAZ on the large-scale arrests related to the protests on July 24, 2021, in the Azerbaijani region of Iran in solidarity with Arab protestors in Khuzestan

The Islamic Republic of Iran must immediately release the detained Azerbaijani activists and end systemic discrimination against Azerbaijani Turks and other ethnic minorities. On July 24, 2021, the Security Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran arrested hundreds of Azerbaijani Turk activists in Tabriz. These arrests took place after Azerbaijani activists called the region’s population to show their solidarity […]