NUFDI’s Complaint to NY Times: Farnaz Fassihi’s Problematic Iran Reporting

Dean Baquet, Executive Editor and the Editorial Board The New York Times 620 Eighth Avenue Manhattan, New York 10018 Thursday 9 September 2021 Re: Complaint Against Farnaz Fassihi In light of recent and growing complaints from the Iranian-American community and from Iranian dissidents, we aim to draw your attention to multiple examples of unprofessional conduct […]

NUFDI to Amnesty: Help Imprisoned Dissident in Iran

Paul O’Brien Executive Director Amnesty International USA Washington, DC Monday September 13, 2021 Dear Mr. O’Brien, As the Islamic Republic in Iran continues its four decade-long campaign against the people of Iran, especially pro-democracy dissidents, it has again imprisoned Abbas Vahedian Shahroudi. Mr. Vahedian Shahroudi has been imprisoned for more than a week with little […]

NUFDI to Biden: Use Frozen Assets for Vaccines

Mr. President, The people of Iran are facing an unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe. While the world struggles with COVID-19, the Iranian people are struggling under a regime condemning them to death by banning the American-made vaccines which could save their lives. This is just the Islamic Republic’s latest crime against the people of Iran. It is […]

Briefing on Iran Protests

Washington, DC — On Tuesday, August 3rd the National Union for Democracy in Iran (NUFDI) hosted a briefing with congressional staffers, leading think tank experts, and journalists from prominent international media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Bloomberg, and Agence France-Presse, among others. The briefing was held to discuss the ongoing protest movement in […]

NUFDI Welcomes New Policy Fellow

Washington, DC — The National Union for Democracy in Iran (NUFDI) is proud to announce Navid Mohebbi, a former Iranian political prisoner and longtime activist, as its newest Policy Fellow. Mohebbi was arrested by the Islamic Republic in Iran in 2010 and recognized by the Committee to Protect Journalists as the youngest jailed journalist in […]