Most people know about my people but we are being ignored nevertheless we will never given up hope!
The Ahwazi people, also known as the Ahwazis, are an ethnic Arab group primarily residing in Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan. They are believed to be the largest Arab community in Iran, with a population of more than 10 million.
The Ahwazis have a rich cultural heritage, with roots tracing back to the ancient civilization of Elam. Despite this, they have faced ongoing marginalization and discrimination by the Iranian government, including forced assimilation policies, restriction of their cultural and linguistic rights, and unequal access to economic opportunities.
In recent years, there have been protests and demonstrations by the Ahwazi community calling for greater autonomy and cultural recognition. However, these have been met with violent repression by the government, and the situation for Ahwazis remains tense.
It is important to shed light on the experiences and struggles of the Ahwazi people, as their voices and stories are often overshadowed by larger political and regional dynamics. The Ahwazis deserve the same rights and dignity as any other ethnic group, and the world must stand in solidarity with them in their quest for justice and equality.
By: Ali Bouazar