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Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of International Mother Language Day, 21 February 2017

Tabriz,South Azerbaijan,Feb 20 On the occasion of International Mother Language Day, UNESCO restates its wholehearted commitment to linguistic diversity and multilingualism. Languages express who we are, they structure our thoughts and identities. There can be no authentic dialogue or effective international cooperation without respect for linguistic diversity, which opens up …

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Turkish Students’ Protest to Language Assymiliation

Tabriz,South Azerbaijan,Feb 24 Coinciding with the “International Day of Mother language”, a number of South Azerbaijani students have opened  a “Mother tongue” placard to demand studying  in their native language. A number of students from different universities of South Azerbaijan, including Tabriz, Zanjan and Tikan Tepeh (Tekab) have shown civil …

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IRAN: RELEASE AZERBAIJANI TURKIC MINORITY RIGHTS ACTIVISTS DETAINED FOR PEACEFUL CULTURAL GATHERINGS

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL 11 August 2018 Index: MDE 13/8889/2018 Amnesty International is calling on the Iranian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release activist Ebrahim Nouri, as well as anyone else still arbitrarily detained after the arrest of around 120 people in connection with two separate Azerbaijani Turkic cultural gatherings that took …

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South Azerbaijan  and other Ethnic Minorities Face Persecution, Sectarian Discrimination by Iranian Regime

Tabriz, South Azerbaijan, Oct 16 The non-Persian population like South Azerbaijan people in Iran geography has faced many problems that were accumulated even before the establishment of the Iran Islamic republic. The demands of the oppressed minorities surfaced immediately after the overthrow of the Shah regime in 1979. unfortunately, South Azerbaijan people witnessed …

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21 AZER – A MOMENTOUS POPULAR MOVEMENT IN SOUTH AZERBAIJAN

21 AZER – A MOMENTOUS POPULAR MOVEMENT IN SOUTH AZERBAIJAN- By:Akram Rahimli The 21 Azer* movement (the 12 December 1945 revolution) is seen as the culmination of the national-democratic movement in Southern Azerbaijan (Iran). The Mashruta revolution of the early 20th century (1905-1911) and the subsequent Khiyabani movement (1917-1920) were …

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