As the situation in Iran continues to deteriorate, minorities continue to get repressed. These days we witnessed Ahwazi protests southwest of Iran. People were protesting mainly against lack of water, but the government responded to these protests with more repression.
The #Iranian regime intensified repressions against minorities. Most of the regime is afraid of more than 25 million #Azerbaijanis living in #Iran.#freeturkactivists#SouthAzerbaijan #HumanRights #Azerbaijani— CLSA (@_CLSA_) July 7, 2018
Despite the mass arrests and intimidations, some of the activists could reach the fort and continue the protest. Certain activists who were not arrested before the protest were detained after it. For example, Yashar Hasanpour was arrested in his house in Tabriz, when he came backAli Hajizade
A campaign for arrested activists has started on Twitter under the hashtag 'Free Turk Activists'.