NAGs

Arab Political and Cultural Organisation (APCO)


Year Formed: 1979
Year Terminated: 1980

Target States:
Iran

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist

Objectives:
Demands for Autonomy
Secession/Territorial Demand
Demands for Policy Change

External Supporters:

Iraq

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 151

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1154

References:

___. "Assessment for Arabs in Iran." MAR. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Aug. 2015.

___. "Ahwazis Remember Black Wednesday." Ahwazis Remember Black Wednesday ~. N.p., 2 June 2007. Web. 11 Aug. 2015.

___. "An Explosion Set Fire to a Second Pipeline in Oil-rich Khuzestan Province and Arab Guerrillas Angered at Government Treatment of Their Ethnic Minority Claimed Responsibility Wednesday for Both Fires." The Associated Press 11 July 1979, International News sec.: n. pag. Web.

___. "Political Situation Deteriorates in Iran's Khuzestan Province." Xinhua General News Service 24 Apr. 1979: n. pag. Web.

Fremont-Barnes, Gregory. Who Dares Wins: The SAS and the Iranian Embassy Siege, 1980. Oxford: Osprey Pub., 2009. 15. Print.

Kent, Tom. "Iranian Arab Foes of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's Regime Say They Sabotaged Two Pipelines in the Last Week in the Khuzestan Oil Fields and Are Going to Sabotage More." The Associated Press 12 July 1979, International News sec.: n. pag. Web.

Salehyan, Idean. Rebels without Borders: Transnational Insurgencies in World Politics. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 2009. 119. Print.

Thackrah, John Richard., and John Richard. Thackrah. Dictionary of Terrorism. 2nd ed. London: Routledge, 2004. Print.