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Iranian Students Clash With Police

The New York Times
December 8, 2009
By ROBERT F. WORTH and NAZILA FATHI
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Thousands of people rallied against the government on Monday at universities across Iran, defying a wide-ranging effort to suppress the protests and bringing a new ferocity to the opposition movement’s confrontation with the state.
The protests, taking place on National Student Day, […]

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 […]

Iran Watch – March 17, 2008

[spoiler title=”Iran’s Parliament: Not Representative of the People”]
By: Lord Robin Corbet
Source: Middle East Times
Fri. March 14, 2008
Parliamentary elections in Iran today will see radical Islamists consolidate their domination of the political landscape and any form of so-called “moderation” shunned away. Such has been dictated by Iran’s chief ayatollah, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.
Up for grabs today […]

U.S. Senate – Iran Human Rights Act of 2007

S 1534 IS
110th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1534
To hold the current regime in Iran accountable for its human rights record and to support a transition to democracy in Iran.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 25, 2007
Mr. BROWNBACK (for himself and Mr. BAYH) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on […]

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 – February 17, 2004

NCPDA supports House Resolution 501
We are a group of distinguished scholars and intellectuals, democracy and human rights activists, and concerned students and individuals united to promote democracy, human rights, and socio-economic justice in Iran.
Parliamentary elections are scheduled to take place in Iran on Friday, February 20th. This exercise, however, is far from being democratic, free […]

Profile: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Those following the developments in Iran may ask themselves why the Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei has openly expressed support for the current president, Mahmoud Ahamadinejad.
He is surely aware of the fact that Ahmadinejad has by now become the most hated figure in the contemporary history. Yet, he has left no doubt that Ahmadinejad is […]