Ahwazi activist says Iran uses Shiite community for political aims
Friday, 4 September 2015
The guest of this week’s episode of Point of Order is activist Saleh Hamid from the “Ahwaz Human Rights Organization”. He has accused the Iranian regime of manipulating Shiites slogans to use the Shiite community as a cover to expand in the region. He said that this regime “persecutes non-Persian Shiite peoples within Iran”.
Point of Order is a live, weekly socio-political hard-talk show. Its guests have included figures such as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, French philosopher and author Bernard-Henri Lévy and the president of the Iraqi Kurdistan region Masoud Barzani. The show, presented by Hasan Muawad, is known for its bold questions and sometimes controversial guests and discussions.