The Islamic Republic marks its forty-year anniversary this February, 2019. One prominent cleric, Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi, recently claimed that Iran has made more progress in the last forty years than it has in the last four hundred. Yazdi’s claim certainly depends on the definition of progress. Throughout the last four decades, the Islamic Republic’s initiatives
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2018 Overview It is with great pride and pleasure that I share with you once again our organization’s current year report and vision for the coming year. 2018 started with a new round of protests in Iran and our efforts to demonstrate solidarity with our protesting compatriots. We made considerable progress in connecting with activists
IRANIANS PROTEST HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN IRAN IRANIANS WANT THEIR COUNTRY BACK The National Union for Democracy in Iran (NUFDI) and other like-minded organizations have organized a protest by Americans of Iranian descent to raise awareness of the horrible conditions that Iranian citizens, but women in particular, are facing under the current radical regime in
The Honorable President Donald J. Trump President of the United States of America The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: As a proud and active member of the Iranian-American community and a vocal opponent of the Islamic Republic in Iran, I have been closely watching your administration’s policies vis-à-vis
NUFDI drafted a letter of gratitude to the Honorable President Trump, Secretary Tillerson, Senator Cotton, Senator Hatch, and Speaker Ryan for their recent statements to support the peaceful protests of the Iranian people across the country.
Dear Mr. President: On behalf of the National Union for Democracy in Iran (NUFDI), I would like to congratulate you on your victory and wish you much success in the years to come. Throughout the campaign and since your election, we at NUFDI have closely followed your statements concerning the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI).
2016 Overview – As we reflect on 2016, is with great pride and pleasure that I present the organization’s current year report and vision for the coming year. I am pleased to share that NUFDI continues to be a factor in promoting human rights and democracy in Iran, thanks to your loyal and generous support.
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Dr. Mohammad Jassemi on November 12, 2016. Dr. Jassemi was a patriot, an intellectual, a researcher and, above all, a man with a good heart and clear vision. We express our most sincere condolences to Mrs. Jassemi and the rest of Dr. Jassemi’s family
The Iranian experience of the last thirty-seven years demonstrates that the Islamist theocracy, which has destroyed notions of secular and tolerant forces, coupled with the ruthless forces of repression have backfired. Many Iranians feel deep distaste for the regime that has become the largest terrorist organization financier in the world. This track record has provoked
This week the international community mourns yet another series of terrorist attacks