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Association for the human rights of the Azerbaijani people in Iran AHRAZ’s repot regarding the current situation of the Azerbaijani arrestees that are arrested during the recent protests (November 2019) in Iran

Association for the human rights of the Azerbaijani people in Iran “AHRAZ” request the Iran’s officials to cease the unlawful arrestments and provide fair trial for the arrested people. The officials should assure that the arrested people are having their lawful rights such as having access to lawyers and meeting their families.

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:

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.

AZERBAIJANI WOMEN IN IRAN: OPPRESSION, EMPOWERMENT, AGENCY Master Thesis, Sevil Suleymani

Azerbaijani women in Iran have been invisible citizens because of their ethnicity and gender. They have faced racism and sexism from Persian women and men, as well as sexism within their own community. in Iran have been invisible citizens because of their ethnicity and gender.

Deprivation from Learning Mother Tongue and Its Effects on Azerbaijani Turk Children in Iran. Duman S. Radmehr, Azra Azari

Deprivation from Learning Mother Tongue and Its Effects on Azerbaijani Turk Children in Iran.

Iran’s ‘year of shame’: More than 7,000 arrested in chilling crackdown on dissent during 2018

Hundreds of Azerbaijani Turks, including minority rights activists, were also violently arrested in connection with peaceful cultural gatherings throughout the year, including in July and August, when at least 120 people were arrested.

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Javaid Rehman, submits his first...

Report of the Secretary-General Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran**

Seventy-third session Item 74 (c) of the provisional agenda* Promotion and protection of human rights: human rights situations and reports...

RELEASE AZERBAIJANI TURKIC MINORITY RIGHTS ACTIVISTS DETAINED FOR PEACEFUL CULTURAL GATHERINGS

IRAN: RELEASE AZERBAIJANI TURKIC MINORITY RIGHTS ACTIVISTS DETAINED FOR PEACEFUL CULTURAL GATHERINGS 11 August 2018, Index number: MDE 13/8889/2018 Amnesty...