July 20, 2017

A Hunger Strike to Remind U.S. of a Promise to Iranian Exiles

By Robert McCartney
Washington Post

On a sunny patch of Pennsylvania Avenue a half-block from the White House, middle-aged men and women recline on beach lounge chairs under four canopies festooned with colorful flags. They haven’t eaten solid food in a month. Before them stands a row of large photographs of 11 men, each draped with a […]

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 […]

Voice of America TV – Demonstration in Washington, DC and a conversation with Nasser Rashidi

Host:
Demonstration by National Coalition of Iranians and supporters of the National Council of Resistance of Iran.  We will discuss the event with demonstration spokesman, Mr. Nasser Rashidi via telephone.
Mr. Nasser Rashidi:
The rally yesterday was a large demonstration which began at the U.S. Congress, through Pennsylvania Avenue, that ended at the White House.  Participants included representatives […]

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 […]

Voice of America Interview –  Persian TV – Protection of Ashraf is not Transferable

Voice of America TV, December 15, 2008 – An event that is going on in Washington D.C. is the sit-in of the families and relatives of the PMOI members who live in Camp Ashraf in Iraq. Some concerns emerged following the Baghdad-Washington security pact and handing over this camp to the Iraqi government. Mr. Nasser […]

Iranian Dissident Vigil Moves to White House

By VOA News

Iranian demonstrators have begun a vigil outside the White House to prompt a vow of protection for Iranian
dissidents in Iraq.
The group ended a two-month vigil outside United Nations headquarters in New York Monday, after the plight
of people living in Iraq’s Camp Ashraf were addressed by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
Members of the Mujahedeen […]

Vigil over Iran shifts from UN to the White House

By JOHN HEILPRIN – Nov 17, 2008
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iranian demonstrators ended a 65-day vigil outside U.N. headquarters Monday and headed to Washington to seek assurances the United States will continue protecting a disarmed militia in Iraq that opposes Iran’s government. Across from the U.N., demonstrators held signs, chanted and made speeches until Secretary-General […]

United Nations: The Associated Press

November 17, 2008
UNITED NATIONS: Iranian demonstrators ended a 65-day vigil outside U.N. headquarters Monday and headed to Washington to seek assurances the United States will continue protecting family and friends inside Iraq who oppose the Iranian government.
Across from the U.N., demonstrators held signs, chanted and made speeches until Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern about the […]

Vigil over Iran shifts from UN to the White House

By John Heilprin
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iranian demonstrators ended a 65-day vigil outside U.N. headquarters Monday and headed to Washington to seek assurances the United States will continue protecting a disarmed militia in Iraq that opposes Iran’s government.
Across from the U.N., demonstrators held signs, chanted and made speeches until Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern about […]