Ahwazi Exiles Hold Four Massive Freedom Rallies in London, The Hague, Canberra, And Berlin
Date Written: 2017-04-22
Year Published: 2017
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX20653
Demonstrators hold flags of the region of Al-Ahwaz as they take part in a rally in support of the Ahwazi people in Iran, in Berlin, Germany, 21 April 2017. Dozens of demonstrators took part in the march striving for the recognition of this population and their human rights.
The rally in Berlin on Friday, April 21 saw a large crowd of Ahwazi exiles and supporters gathering in the city centre with banners and placards to commemorate the 92nd anniversary of the Iranian occupation of Ahwaz, with the demonstrators marching through the city in a peaceful protest to call for freedom and justice.
Protesters carried banners and placards bearing messages including "There is no justice anywhere if there is no justice in Ahwaz" and "End continuous settlement-building activities and confiscation of Ahwazis' properties and land."