December 17, 2017

U.S. and U.N. Must Compel Iran to Provide Medical Care to Political Prisoners

Statement
 
Washington, DC; August 24, 2017 – National Coalition of Pro-Democracy Advocates condemns Iranian regime’s treatment of political prisoners, including inhumane denial of medical care.
Conditions in Iranian prisons are so poor that in recent weeks, political prisoners have been forced to stage hunger strikes with the hope of receiving the most basic of healthcare services. In […]

To Prevent and Stop Violence, U.S. Iran Policy Must Consider Iranian People’s Democratic Aspirations

Statement
 
Washington, DC; August 23, 2017 – Numerous reports and U.S. officials’ comments suggest that a comprehensive review of U.S. policy towards Iran is underway. National Coalition of Pro-Democracy Advocates calls on President Donald Trump’s administration to treat Iranian regime with due deference to its deeds, not its words.
Over the past 4 decades, Iran has remained […]

UN human rights office welcomes release of Iranian detainees in Iraq

UN News Center
9 October, 2009
United Nations human rights officials today welcomed the Iraqi Government’s decision to release 36 members of an
Iranian dissident group who had been detained since July when security personnel used force to take control of the camp where they had been staying. Rupert Colville, a spokesperson for the Office of the UN […]

Eight reported killed as Iraqi forces attack Iranian residents of Camp Ashraf

29 July 2009
Eight people are reported to have been killed and up to 400 injured after Iraqi forces attacked
unarmed Iranian residents of Camp Ashraf, north of Baghdad, on Tuesday. Amnesty International
has called on the Iraqi government to investigate the apparent excessive use of force by its security
forces.
Hundreds of armed security forces used bulldozers to force […]

NCPDA Statement – July 25, 2009

NCPDA Statement
Contact: Nasser Rashidi
Dir. Tel: 202-487-6989
July 25, 2009
In Solidarity with Iran Uprising: Support U.N. Supervised Elections, Tougher Sanctions
The National Coalition of Pro-Democracy Advocates joins Amnesty International, Iranian-Americans, NGO’s, and concerned citizens across the globe in observing the worldwide day of solidarity with the Iranian people (June 25, 2009).  We call for solidarity of republican forces […]

NCPDA Statement – July 21, 2009

NCPDA Statement
Contact: Nasser Rashidi
Dir. Tel: 202-487-6989
July 21, 2009
As Iran’s Tyrants Fall, We Must Support U.N. Supervised Elections, Tougher Sanctions
More than fifty years after the U.S. supported coup that toppled the elected government of Mohammed Mossadegh, the ongoing protests in Iran have again put America at a historic crossroads. This time, unlike in 1953, the United […]

NCPDA Statement – June 19, 2009

NCPDA Statement
Contact: Nasser Rashidi
Dir. Tel: 202-487-6989
June 19, 2009
In Solidarity with the Iranian People & their Rejection of the Clerical Regime
In solidarity with the Iranian people, the National Coalition of Pro-Democracy Advocates (NCPDA) denounces the sham Iranian “presidential election” and regime’s violent response in its aftermath. The disturbing pictures of post June 12, 2009 election in […]

NCPDA Statement – November 26, 2007

NCPDA Statement
Contact: Nasser Rashidi
Dir. Tel: 202-487-6989
November 26, 2007
U.N. Third Committee Approves Draft Resolution Expressing Serious Concern About Human Rights Situation in Iran
On October 25, United Nations Third Committee on human rights passed a draft resolution expressing “deep concern” at ongoing human rights violations in Iran. Earlier (on October 18) Amnesty International (AI) had issued a […]

NCPDA Statement – October 27, 2007

NCPDA Statement
Contact: Nasser Rashidi
Dir. Tel: 202-487-6989
October 27, 2007
Iranian Revolutionary Guards are Terrorists as Designated
A 3 decades old wish of the Iranian people has come to pass, and a step forward towards democracy in Iran has been taken. After decades of unabated oppression, terrorism, and murder, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and its Qods Force are […]

NCPDA Statement – August 24th, 2007

NCPDA Statement
Contact: Nasser Rashidi
Dir. Tel: 202-487-6989
August 24th, 2007
The Fate of Iraqi Democracy in the Hands of an Extremist Government
It has become abundantly clear the Mr. Malaki’s government has failed to embrace democratic virtues and bring about reconciliation and peace to Iraq. Senator Carl Levin and Senator John Warner have offered the most unambiguous assessment of […]