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 […]

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.

UNGA 73: Joint Civil Society Letter in Support of 2018 Resolution

Monday, 12 November 2018 TO: All Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York Your Excellencies,   The undersigned national, regional and international civil society organizations urge your government to support resolution A/C.3/73/L.42 on the promotion and protection of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, which has been presented to the Third […]

Study of genocide typology applied to the Azerbaijani Turks in Iran

The term genocide meaning the “racial destruction” comprising of the Greek root γένος génos “birth, race, and “cide” in Latin (killing) is defined as “the deliberate and systematic destruction, in whole or in part, of an ethnic or religious minority. The genocide embraces the components, as the political and social prohibitions, cultural and religious diversion, […]