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Passing of Admiral Nassereddin Jahanbani

We express our sincere condolences to the Admiral's family and the Iranian people.

Crackdown on the Recent Uprising

We hold the Islamic Republic responsible for all inhumane acts.

درگذشت مانوک خدابخشیان

اتحادیه ملی برای دموکراسی در ایران -نوفدی- صمیمانه به خانواده مانوک خدابخشیان تسلیت می‌گوید. مبارزه برای تحقق آزادی در ایران که مانوک صبورانه و پر شور حامی آن بوده است، تا آزادسازی میهنمان ادامه خواهد داشت.

Our Caspian Sea

After four decades in power, the Islamic Republic is at a crossroads. Demonstrations have become a reality of daily life. Iranians routinely voice their furious dissatisfaction over the economy, inflation, high unemployment, corruption, currency devaluation, empty promises, lies and deceit. The Islamic Republic has depicted their incompetence when it comes...

Letter To The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

The Right Honorable Boris Johnson The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 10 Downing Street London, UK SW1A2AA Dear Mr. Prime Minister: On behalf of the National Union for Democracy in Iran (NUFDI), I would like to congratulate you on your victory and wish you much success in…

The Islamic Republic’s Forty-Year Rule: Broken Promises and a Way Forward

The Islamic Republic marks its forty-year anniversary this February, 2019. One prominent cleric, Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi, recently claimed that Iran has made more progress in the last forty years than it has in the last four hundred. Yazdi’s claim certainly depends on the definition of progress. Throughout the last four…

NUFDI 2018 Executive Summary

It is with great pride and pleasure that I share with you once again our organization’s current year report and vision for the coming year. 2018 started with a new round of protests in Iran and our efforts to demonstrate solidarity with our protesting compatriots. We made considerable…

Iranians Want Their Country Back

IRANIANS PROTEST HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN IRAN IRANIANS WANT THEIR COUNTRY BACK

The National Union for Democracy in Iran (NUFDI) and other like-minded organizations have organized a protest by Americans of Iranian descent to raise awareness of the horrible conditions that Iranian citizens, but women in particular, are facing under the current…


Letter to President Donald J. Trump

The Honorable President Donald J. Trump President of the United States of America The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: As a proud and active member of the Iranian-American community and a vocal opponent of the Islamic Republic in Iran, I have been…


Statements in support of the recent uprising in Iran

NUFDI drafted a letter of gratitude to the Honorable President Trump, Secretary Tillerson, Senator Cotton, Senator Hatch, and Speaker Ryan for their recent statements to support the peaceful protests of the Iranian people across the country.


A Letter to The Honorable President Donald J. Trump

Dear Mr. President: On behalf of the National Union for Democracy in Iran (NUFDI), I would like to congratulate you on your victory and wish you much success in the years to come. Throughout the campaign and since your election, we at NUFDI have closely followed your statements concerning the…


2016 National Union for Democracy in Iran Overview

2016 Overview – As we reflect on 2016, is with great pride and pleasure that I present the organization’s current year report and vision for the coming year.I am pleased to share that NUFDI continues to be a factor in promoting human rights and democracy in Iran, thanks to your…


Passing of Dr. Mohammad Jassemi

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Dr. Mohammad Jassemi on November 12, 2016.Dr. Jassemi was a patriot, an intellectual, a researcher and, above all, a man with a good heart and clear vision. We express our most sincere condolences to Mrs. Jassemi and the rest…


Iran’s Path Towards Liberal Governance: A Perspective

The Iranian experience of the last thirty-seven years demonstrates that the Islamist theocracy, which has destroyed notions of secular and tolerant forces, coupled with the ruthless forces of repression have backfired. Many Iranians feel deep distaste for the regime that has become the largest terrorist organization financier in the world…


چشم اندازی به مسیر ایران به طرف حکومت لیبرال

تجربه سی و هفت سال گذشته ایران نمایانگر آن بوده است که حکومت دینی اسلامی مفاهیم نیروهای سکولار و بردبار را از بین برده است و، همراه با نیروهای بیرحم سرکوبگر، نتیجه معکوس داشته است. تعداد زیادی از ایرانیها تنفر عمیقی برای حکومتی که تبدیل به بزرگترین سرمایه دار تروریستی…


International Order and the Threat of Radical Islamic Terrorism

This week the international community mourns yet another series of terrorist attacks ...


Passing of Mr. Amir Pourshoja

Passing of Mr. Amir Pourshoja It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Mr. Amir Pourshoja on May 25, 2016. Mr. Pourshoja was a great patriot, one of the true lovers of Iran, a man with a good heart, and till the day he left us,…


Passing Away of Mr. Faraj Mohyeddin

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Mr. Faraj Mohyeddin, the husband of Mrs. Zarrin Mohyeddin who is a prominent member and vice- chair of our organization. Mr. Mohyeddin was a great patriot, one of the true lovers of Iran, and above all a man…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada

Dear Mr. Prime Minister: On behalf of the National Union For Democracy in Iran, I would like to congratulate you on your historic election and wish you much success in the years to come. Throughout the campaign and since your election, I have closely followed your statements concerning the Islamic…


An Open Letter

“If I leave, Iran will go down. If Iran goes down, the Middle East will go down. If the Middle East goes down, the world will suffer.” Thirty-eight years ago, the Shah of Iran uttered these words, foreseeing the far-reaching implications of his departure from Iran. As it turned out,…


ASU, Arizona, and San Diego NUFDI Events

HIH Reza Pahlavi was invited by Professor Donald Critchlow, Director of the Center for Poltical Thought and Leadership, to address the students at Arizona State University...

Our Deepest Condolences

It is with great sadness that we learned the passing of Mrs. Etemadi, the beloved mother of Nasser, Khosrow and Kourosh Etemadi recently. We express our most sincere condolences to her children and the rest of Mrs. Etemadi family and friends. May God bless her soul and grant his family…