February 25, 2018

Protesters rally against Iranian president at United Nations

By Rebecca Gibian | AP September 20, 2017
NEW YORK — Iranian expatriates gathered at a plaza on Wednesday to protest an appearance at the United Nations by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.Hundreds of protesters waved Iranian flags, chanted and held signs that said “free Iran.”
Part of the demonstration on Dag Hammerskjold Plaza, near the U.N., included an acting performance and […]

Haley to review Iran nuclear activities

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) — U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will travel to Vienna later this month to discuss Iran’s nuclear activities with U.N. atomic watchdog officials, a U.S. official said on Wednesday, as part of Washington’s review of Tehran’s compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal
The official told Reuters that Haley, a member […]

Iranian-Americans rally near United Nations

September 28, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — Iranian-American protesters said Monday that the country’s current regime has executed about 2,000 dissidents in less than two years, making human rights a key issue in U.S.-Iran relations.
Thousands gathered in Dag Hammerskjold Plaza outside the United Nations just as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was to speak to the world […]

Former UN human rights chief in Baghdad Tahar Boumedra: Why I Quit the UN in Iraq

August 22, 2012

United Nations Report on Syria

Published: February 23, 2012 by the New York Times
The 72-page report from the U.N. Human Rights Council about events in Syria.

The only Iran war is within Iran

The Christian Science Monitor
Posted: December 20, 2007

The world put Iran’s Islamic rulers on notice this week, and not for violating nuclear norms. The 192-member United Nations General Assembly voted its “deep concern” over escalating atrocities in Iran, such as stoning, repression of female dissidents, and persecution of human rights defenders.
The government’s mounting campaign against its […]

NCPDA Press Release – April 20, 2005

NCPDA Press Release
Contact: 202-487-6989
National Coalition of Pro-democracy Advocates
April 20, 2005
A plea to dispatch the investigative branch of the United Nations to stop the massacre of our countrymen in Khuzestan.
News accounts from in and around the city of Ahwas describe continued widespread confrontation of Arab-Iranians with the oppressive forces of the regime, especially in the region of […]

NCPDA Press Release – March 7, 2004

NCPDA Press Release
Contact: 202-487-6989
National Coalition of Pro-democracy Advocates
March 7, 2004
NCPDA calls teachers’ societies, unions and NGOs in different countries to support Iranian teachers’ strike
On Saturday March 6, 2004 large groups of teachers across the country will stage a strike and not teach classes. The National Coalition of Pro-Democracy Advocates hails Iranian teachers across the country […]

VOA interview with Executive Director of NCPDA

This interview was originally conducted in Persian. It has been translated to English by NCPDA volunteers
Parichehr Farzaam (VOA): Thank you for joining us, please update us about the conclusion of your press conference in New York. This press conference has been held exactly three weeks after the UN condemnation of the Iranian Regime on the basis […]