Sajjad Boudhar (Sajjad Bou’zar), 17-year-old, from Howaiza, 75km west of Ahwaz city, was arrested on 17 March and transferred to Ahwaz Juvenile Correctional Centre (prison) .
According to sources he appeared before revolutionary court branch in Ahwaz yesterday. Sajjad, who speaks “broken Farsi”, has had no access to lawyer and interpreter.
Iranian security force have since last month arrested and detained many Ahwazi Arabs including at least four 14-16-year- old minors. Even teachers, poets and preachers have not survived persecution.
The arrests took place in Ahwaz, Mohammara (Khoramshahr), Hamidiya, Falahiya (Shadegan) and Khafajiya (Sosangerd).