Ethnic Conflicts : Iran Ethnic Conflict

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Iran Ethnic Conflicts 1 Iran Ethnic Conflicts Ehsan Rahmanian Professor Tariq Amin-Khan Nov 27 2015 Iran Ethnic Conflicts 2 Persians are Iran 's biggest ethnic group, however almost twelve different ethnicities represent well over 33% of the seventy nine million population. The biggest ethnic groups, which are main considerations for Iranian governmental issues are Azeris, Turkish, Kurds, Arabs, Baluchis, Armenians, Lors, and Turkomen. Other smaller ethnic groups are Qashqai, Mazandarani, Talysh and Gilaki. They hold many of the seats in the current parliament. Ethnic minorities are a delicate political issue, which is one reason precise numbers in legislative issues and the military are not effortlessly…show more content…
A quarter to a third of the population of Tehran comprises of migrants of Azerbaijani inception and their first or second era relatives. The Azerbaijani minority 's impression of the central government in Tehran and of Persians as the dominant ethnic group in Iran are straightforwardly identified with their own verifiable experience of conjunction with the Persians. Phonetic and religious affiliations and their advancement inside of the Iranian setting assume an especially essential part here. The Azerbaijanis of Iran speak a Turkic dialect which is a piece of the Oghuz dialect group. Apart from a rather large number of lexical borrowings from Persian and Arabic, their dialect is indistinguishable to the dialect of the supposed Northern (Soviet or Caucasian) Azerbaijanis. It is similar to the dialect spoken in Turkey. The two dialects Azerbaijani and Anatolian Turkish are commonly intelligible. The dialects are normally spoken among Azerbaijanis occupying northwestern Iran, however Azerbaijani Turkish is banned at all levels in the country-inconsistent with Iran 's constitution. The boycott occurs in all levels of the educational system and applies to direction in the Turkish dialect, as well as to teaching that dialect as a subject. Consequently, for instance, at the University of Tabriz, where seven different dialects are taught, the local dialect of the larger part of understudies may not be taught (Aweworthy, 2008). Most of Azerbaijanis,
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