Southern Azerbaijan National Awakening Movement

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Southern Azerbaijan National Awakening Movement
Güney Azerbaycan Milli Oyanış Herekatı
Leader Mahmudali Chehregani
Founded 1995
Ideology Panturkism
Political position Centre-left
Website
http://www.gamoh.org/

The Southern Azerbaijan National Awakening Movement (SANAM) (Azerbaijani: Güney Azerbaycan Milli Oyanış Herekatı) (GAMOH) is a Baku-based[1] group that advocates self-determination for Azerbaijanis in Iran,[2] and "unification of Azeris living on both sides of the Araxes River".[3]

Foundation and mission[edit]

It was separated from (SANLM) and founded in 2002 [4] by Mahmudali Chehregani, and claims to represent the interests of Iran's Azerbaijani minority.[5]

At the UNPO, Southern Azerbaijan is represented by Southern Azerbaijan National Awakening Movement.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jean-Christophe Peuch (May 31, 2006). "Iran: Cartoon Protests Point To Growing Frustration Among Azerbaijanis". Radio Free Europe. 
  2. ^ William O. Beeman, "The "Great Satan" vs. the "Mad Mullahs",University of Chicago Press, 2008. pg 135: "The Bush administration also flitered with supporting the Mujaheddin-Khalq (MEK) in their efforts to overthrow the Tehran government, supporting Mahmud Ali Chehregani, leader of an Azerbaijani separatist movement calling for a federated Iran".
  3. ^ Jean-Christophe Peuch (May 31, 2006). "Iran: Cartoon Protests Point To Growing Frustration Among Azeris". Radio Free Europe. 
  4. ^ - Official statement of the Central Committee of SANLM regarding the dismissal Chehregani - January 21, 2002
  5. ^ eurasianet DISSIDENT IRANIAN AZERI CONFIRMS HE WAS DEPORTED FROM AZERBAIJAN
  6. ^ http://www.unpo.org/members/7884 UNPO

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