Past Events

Virtual Forum: The Truth From the People of Iran

Monday September 21, 2020 | 12:30 PM EST

A Response to the Council on Foreign Relations' Forum with Javad Zarif

While some continue to give a platform to the oppressors, NUFDI and its allies will do everything in their power to give a platform to the oppressed and those fighting for democracy. The voices of our honored guests are those that need to be heard most and those that must reach the international press and political leaders.

Panelists: Bret Stephens of the New York Times, Fatemeh Sepehri, Ahmad Batebi, and Sam Rajabi.

Congressional Forum: Representative Andy Biggs

Thursday September 17, 2020 | 11:15 AM EST

Our first Congressional NUFDI Forum with Congressman Andy Biggs (R-AZ, 05).

We discussed the human rights violations of the Islamic Republic in Iran and the crimes against humanity committed against the people. Rep. Biggs discussed the engagement of the secular democratic forces.

Virtual Forum: The Islamic Republic's Threat to Regional Peace & Progress

Wednesday September 2, 2020 | 11:00 AM EST

As nations in the Middle East take consequential steps towards peace, the Islamic Republic in Iran has stood out as a source of chaos and destruction in a region that has had enough.

How has the Islamic Republic worked against peace and progress in the region and what does the future hold for each?

Panelists: Ilan Berman of the American Foreign Policy Council, Mike Doran or the Hudson Institute, and Alex Vatanka of the Middle East Institute.

Virtual Forum: Religious Persecution under the Islamic Republic

Wednesday August 19, 2020 | 10:00 AM EST

For forty one years, the Islamic Republic in Iran has waged a war on religious minorities. This systemic persecution has resulted in the death, disenfranchisement, and devastation all on the basis of religion.

This event will cover the history of this persecution, the current status of religious minorities in Iran, and the repercussions of such policies.

Panelists: Mansour Borji or Article18, Hamid Gharagozloo of IOPHR, Marjan Keypour Greenblatt of ARAM.

Rally to Raise Awareness of the #IranMassacre

In the midst of the Aban-movement protests and the ensuing massacre which took place in two hundred cities across Iran, NUFDI supported a rally to raise awareness of the ongoing protests and the regime's criminal response.

November 20, 2019

Washington, D.C.

Policy Roundtable

NUFDI hosted a discussion on the ongoing civil disobedience movement in Iran with Prince Reza Pahlavi and leading international scholars, policymakers, and analysts. Nazenin Ansari of Kayhan London and Alireza Nader provided further insight into the Iranian people’s continuing freedom movement

October 29, 2019

Washington, D.C.

Policy Community Dinner

NUFDI hosted an audience for members of the Washington DC think tank and policy community with HM Reza Pahlavi and members of "Farashgard" or Iran Revival.

June 23, 2019

Washington, D.C.

Washington, DC Billboard Campaign

As past of our advocacy campaign, NUFDI supported a series of mobile billboards throughout Washington, DC to bring attention to the plight of women under the Islamic Republic's gender apartheid.

November 2014

Washington, D.C.

Protest Against Acid Attacks in Iran

As past of our advocacy campaign, NUFDI supported a rally of Iranian-Americans to bring light to the scourge of acid attacks perpetrated against women in Iran.

October 24, 2014

Washington, D.C.