Wednesday, 11 May 2016

An Ahwazi Arab Schoolboy Savagely Tortured By His So-Called Teacher

A video has emerged showing, a violent non-Arab teacher, pictured right side below, savagely beating an Arab schoolboy on his head, neck and face in a classroom at Shariati school in the city of Shoosh. Many Ahwazi Arabs believe teacher's barbaric action was racially motivated.

Ahwazi sources identified the teacher as GHOLAM KARAMI and described him as very violent and responsible for many similar incident.

In the video the teacher can be heard shouting“ I will make a real human, bring your hands down you stupid” while the child crying and screaming and asking “what I have done?” (cha ana shem sewi) in colloquial Ahwazi Arabic.

Iran ratified its commitment to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in 1994 but it has done little, if any, to fulfil its international obligation to protect the children’s rights:
Teacher’s barbaric, inhuman and degrading action and Iranian state silence and lack of action constitutes a flagrant violations of the child human rights as stated in CRC including the following

Article 37

States Parties shall ensure that:
(a) No child shall be subjected to torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Neither capital punishment nor life imprisonment without possibility of release shall be imposed for offences committed by persons below eighteen years of age;

Article 39

States Parties shall take all appropriate measures to promote physical and psychological recovery and social reintegration of a child victim of: any form of neglect, exploitation, or abuse; torture or any other form of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; or armed conflicts. Such recovery and reintegration shall take place in an environment which fosters the health, self-respect and dignity of the child.

Article 19

1. States Parties shall take all appropriate legislative, administrative, social and educational measures to protect the child from all forms of physical or mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation, including sexual abuse, while in the care of parent(s), legal guardian(s) or any other person who has the care of the child.


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