NATIONAL FABRIC IRAN’S ETHNIC MINORITIES
For much of the 20th century, successive Iranian governments promoted a narrow, Persian-centric vision that excluded and marginalised ethno-linguistic minorities. Now, minority groups are fighting back. Iran is home to one of the most culturally diverse populations in the entire Middle East, with Persian, Arabic, Turkish, Kurdish, and Baloch peoples amongst the groups that have […]
Amnesty July 2014. URGENT ACTION HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST ON HUNGER STRIKE.
INDEX : MDE 13/039/2014 Issue Date: 4 July 2014 URGENT ACTION UA 170/14 Human rights activist on hunger strike Iran Human rights activist Latif Hasani, a member of Iran’s Azerbaijani minority who is serving a nine-year prison sentence, has been on hunger strike since 18 May in protest at the treatment of political prisoners in […]