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Mother tongue is important for South Azerbaijanis – Memmedrza Tebrizli
BayBak, Azerbaijan | 460 days ago | Sunday, 19th February , 2012 , 21:17 [pm] | Articles
|.||All this has created a great cultural conflict between ethnic groups, and it can be expected that this will be one of the main reasons for this resistance in order to throw the current fundamentalist and corrupt governments in Iran. The ongoing struggle for independence for ethnic groups that are subjected to such assimilation and violation of basic human rights and their identity. This has happened historically, for example, in Bangladesh, where the discrimination was one of the reasons|
(Note: This article is written in Norwegian and been published in  www.dagsavisen.no. It is translated using Google for BayBak.)
February 21, 1999 marked the UNESCO International Mother Language Day for the first time. As has been around the world marked the day. According to information from UNESCO, there are approximately 6,000 different languages â€‹â€‹in the world today. Approximately half of these languages â€‹â€‹are subjected to oppression and assimilation policies of the reactionary governments around the world. This entails a high risk of extinction of these languages.
In today’s world is the nations’ struggle for the rights of native speakers teaching center, and in progressive countries, the rights of mother tongue teaching preserved for minorities, so that their culture and language are respected by the majority. In several countries even minorities own parliament and self-determination. For example, in Norway, where I live, the Sami have it.
Unfortunately, in the 21 century, still countries like Iran, which operates with a policy of assimilation to eradicate all other languages â€‹â€‹than farsi. In Iran, home to many ethnic groups which have their own language, Azeri Turkish, and Baloch. These ethnic groups are discriminated against and do not get to practice and teach in their own language.
Iran’s main ideology is based on the Aryan race! This ideology is found only among marginalized Nazis in Western countries. In Iran, on the contrary, the government and official authorities who walks around and talks freely about the Aryan race and the Persian greatness. They engaged in an extensive forgery of Iranian history, so that the official Iranian history in the textbooks is a propaganda tool to justify the oppression of other cultures and ethnic cleansing!
All this has created a great cultural conflict between ethnic groups, and it can be expected that this will be one of the main reasons for this resistance in order to throw the current fundamentalist and corrupt governments in Iran. The ongoing struggle for independence for ethnic groups that are subjected to such assimilation and violation of basic human rights and their identity. This has happened historically, for example, in Bangladesh, where the discrimination was one of the reasons for the split from Pakistan that they should preserve their own identity and language in 1947-1952.
Now home to 35 million people in the land called South Azerbaijan, which is actually the largest ethnic group in Iran. The last millennium is Iran really been controlled by ethnic aserbajdsjanere, and under them were all the cultural rights of all ethnic groups were met.
It was only during the Pahlavi regime, where the Shah Reza Pahlavi coup power from the Gajar dynasty, the Persian chauvinism and fascism was introduced as his main ideology. These are among the factors that have created major problems for today’s Iran and the people who live there. People in the West have experienced great suffering from fascism and Nazism, and therefore there is great awareness among people in order to prevent resurgence of Nazism and fascism. On the contrary, quite the reverse of today’s Iran. The religious mullahs have integrated chauvinism and fascism in its fundamentalist version of Islam, to create a bigger propaganda machine to suppress modernism, democracy, and human rights.
We hope that UNESCO protesting against the Iranian authorities because of assimilation and the chauvinistic policy, so that our voices are heard in the world. In this case, we need all the help we can get from the outside world.