Tyrants can only retain power when the masses cooperate with tyranny. Successful nonviolent resistance movements—from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s civil rights demonstrates to modern protests in Iran—show that taking up arms is not always necessary for, and can be antithetical to, advancing freedom. Today on The Re-Education, Eli Lake discusses nonviolent resistance with Cameron
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NUFDI is excited to announce the newest members of our leadership team on the Advisory Council and the Board of Directors. We believe our work mobilizing the Iranian-American community to support a human rights and democracy-focused foreign policy towards Iran requires engaging our community across the country. That’s why we’re especially proud to be working
NUFDI In The Media, Press
U.S. Asks Iran to Abandon Avenging Qasem Soleimani in Nuke Deal. Iran Says No.
NUFDI Policy Fellow Navid Mohebbi was quoted in The Foreign Desk: Similarly, Navid Mohebbi, a Policy Fellow at the National Union for Democracy in Iran (NUFDI), stated that “public threats against public figures, diplomats, and heads of state are nothing new, given the Iranian regime has ignored international laws and norms since its inception.” Mohebbi
NUFDI Policy Fellow Navid Mohebbi joined “Tomorrow” on Iran International to discuss the future of Iran and the unity of the Iranian people.
Kayhan Life coverage of NUFDI’s Iran Conference: While the world’s attention was focused on indirect negotiations to salvage the Iran nuclear — the 2015 JCPOA, or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action — international policies on Iran were examined in a conference organized by the National Union for Democracy in Iran (NUFDI) in Washington DC. It
NUFDI Advisory Council member spoke to the VOA Persian about NUFDI’s Iran Conference.
NUFDI In The Media, Press
NUFDI’s Conference: Analyzing the Status of American Hostages and the JCPOA
VOA Persian coverage of NUFDI’s Iran Conference.
NUFDI Meets with State Department Washington, DC — On Friday February 1st, NUFDI met with Deputy US Assistant Secretary of State for Iran and Iraq Jennifer Gavito at the State Department. In the meeting, members of the NUFDI team discussed four main issues: the necessity of hearing voices from inside Iran, the imperative of making
NUFDI is proud to announce Shahpar Razmzan as the new Chair of the Board of Directors. A longtime member of NUFDI’s Board, Mr. Razmzan is a business and community leader in Houston, Texas. Mr. Shahpar Razmzan was born in Iran. He moved to the United States of America in 1970 to further his education and
2021 Overview: It is with great pride that I once again share with you our organization’s annual report and our vision for the year ahead. 2021 has been the most productive year for our organization in its history. The credit goes to our team and of course our supporters and donors without whom our work