Category Archives: Press

NUFDI’s Cameron Khansarinia on “Re-Education” with Eli Lake

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

NUFDI Welcomes New Leaders

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

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

At Iran Conference in DC, West Is Urged to Recognize Iranian Uprisings

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