Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation

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The Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation for the promotion of human rights and democracy in Iran (ABF) "is a non-governmental non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of human rights and democracy in Iran... It is Named in memory of Dr. Abdorrahman Boroumand, an Iranian lawyer and pro-democracy activist who was assassinated allegedly by the agents of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Paris on April 18, 1991." [1]

The Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation was founded in April 2001 by Ladan Boroumand and Roya Boroumand, the daughters of Abdorrahman Boroumand.


According to the National Endowment for Democracy's online Democracy Projects Database they received NED funding in 2002, 2003 and 2004.

According to Media Transparency in 2003 ABF received a $150,000 grant from the Smith Richardson Foundation for a project entitled: Iran's Transition to Democracy.


Web: http://www.abfiran.org/