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July 03, 2024

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NUFDI Sends Letter to Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Regarding Hit-and-Run Assault on Protester

July 03, 2024

Press Releases

NUFDI Sends Letter to Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Regarding Hit-and-Run Assault on Protester

Washington, DC—  On June 28th, an Islamic Republic regime supporter assaulted a protester in a hit-and-run incident at an absentee polling station for the Islamic Republic’s presidential election located in Sterling, Virginia.

NUFDI has written to the Loudon County Board of Supervisors and Loudoun County Sheriff Michael Chapman requesting an investigation into this incident.

Read the text of the letter below:

Dear Loudoun County Board of Supervisors,

We write to you on behalf of the National Union for Democracy in Iran (NUFDI) to express our grave concern over a recent incident that occurred at an absentee polling station for the Islamic Republic of Iran’s elections in Sterling, Virginia. According to credible reports received by our organization, a supporter of the Islamic Republic assaulted a peaceful protester in a hit-and-run.

This shocking act of violence against an individual peacefully exercising their democratic rights is deeply troubling and demands immediate attention from local authorities. It is essential that steps are taken swiftly to ensure justice for the victim and to prevent such incidents from recurring in the future.

As advocates for democracy and human rights, NUFDI urges your office and the relevant law enforcement agencies to conduct a thorough investigation into this incident. We request that those responsible for the assault are apprehended promptly and brought to justice under the full extent of the law.

We appreciate your prompt attention to this matter and look forward to your swift action in addressing this urgent issue. Please keep us informed of any developments regarding the investigation and any measures taken to ensure the safety of individuals exercising their rights in our community.

Thank you for your commitment to upholding democratic principles and ensuring the safety of all residents in Sterling, Virginia.

Sincerely,
Cameron Khansarinia

VICE PRESIDENT, NUFDI

CC Sheriff of Loudoun County Michael Chapman; Sterling District Supervisor Koran T. Saines

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