October 22, 2017

NCPDA Statement – July 30, 2007

NCPDA Statement
Contact: Nasser Rashidi
Dir. Tel: 202-487-6989
July 30, 2007
Encouraging Signs: Divestment from and Democracy for Iran
The United House of Representatives has begun debate on legislation requiring divestiture of current investments in Iran. Led by bipartisan group of representatives including Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Lantos, Subcommittee Chair, Brad Sherman, and ranking republican Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, U.S. Congress […]

NCPDA Statement – May 25, 2007

NCPDA Statement
Contact: Nasser Rashidi
Dir. Tel: 202-487-6989
May 25, 2007
Oppression of Women and Spread of Islamic Extremism
In recent months, the Iranian women have been the subject of an alarmingly violent crackdown on their basic human rights. Pictures and the story of bloodied and harassed Iranian women fill the pages of many website, blogs, and news outlets (Middle […]

NCPDA Statement – May 21, 2007

NCPDA Statement
Contact: Nasser Rashidi
Dir. Tel: 202-487-6989
May 21, 2007
Iran Needs Oppression to Advance its Foreign Policy
As predicted, Iranian president Ahmadinejad’s reign in power has coincided with a sharp increase in the number of Iranians executed, arrested, and or harassed. In recent month, Iranians are witness to almost daily news of public hangings, limb amputations, and alike.
On […]

NCPDA Statement – May 18, 2007

NCPDA Statement
Contact: Nasser Rashidi
Dir. Tel: 202-487-6989
May 18, 2007
Escalating Oppression, Executions, and Other Human Rights Violations Amidst Iranian Regime-US Dialogue
Lost in the frenzy of interest and the misplaced hopes surrounding the upcoming US-Iran meeting is the unspeakable suffering of the Iranian people and the Ahmadinejad lead reign of terror.
Proponents of “constructive” dialogue with the tyrannical regime […]

NCPDA Statement – May 31, 2006

NCPDA Statement
National Coalition of Pro-democracy Advocates
Contact: 202-487-6989
May 31, 2006
Talk and Engagement will not change the Mullahs Disposition
In a news conference yesterday, Dr. Rice, the U.S. Secretary of State announced that the United States will
hold direct talks with the Mullahs if they fully and verifiably suspend all of their nuclear enrichment activities. Under the Mullahs rule, […]

NCPDA Statement – May 21, 2004

NCPDA Statement
Contact: 202-487-6989
National Coalition of Pro-democracy Advocates
May 21, 2004
Intensified Repression and Public Executions as Uprising Anniversary Nears
As Iran nears the students uprising anniversary, the government there intensifies its repression to contain and control protests.
The judiciary people have chosen torture and public execution as the only means to deal with protesters. The daily conducts of the […]

NCPDA Statement – May 10, 2004

NCPDA Statement
Contact: 202-487-6989
National Coalition of Pro-Democracy Advocates
May 10, 2004
Prison Sentences for University Students
Mohades (a member of the University Disciplinary Committee): A great majority of students’ offenses have been political offenses.
In recent days, a large number of students have been arrested, imprisoned, or interrogated in Tehran, Ghazvin, Karaj, Zanjan, and Yazd.
In […]

NCPDA Press Release – April 24, 2004

NCPDA Press Release
Contact: 202-487-6989
National Coalition of Pro-democracy Advocates
April 24, 2004
The European lead appeasement of ruling dictatorship let Iran off the hook
Regretfully, the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in its annual session in Geneva has failed to fulfill her fundamental function of protection of basic human rights of people of Iran and condemn the most […]

NCPDA Statement – March 17, 2004

NCPDA Statement
March 17, 2004
Human Rights Activists Sacrificed in Political Deals
While Iran under the religious dictatorship has one of the worst human rights records and is the leading sponsor and supporter of terrorism and fundamentalism, the fate of the political prisoners there are ignored during political deals.
On a daily basis, press reporters are jailed, Iranian youths […]

NCPDA Statement – March 9, 2004

NCPDA Statement
Contact: 202-487-6989
The National Coalition of Pro-Democracy Advocates
March 9, 2004
Iran continues to be the largest prison for the media reporters.
Reports of arrest and harassment of the press reporters and writers have become a common news in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
ISNA news: Circuit court 26 has sentences Mr. Saeed Madani, a writer for Iran Farda, […]