December 17, 2017

Iran Resistance Is Not Terrorist Group, Court Finds

By JOHN F. BURNS
Published: May 8, 2008
LONDON — After a seven-year legal battle, Britain’s Court of Appeal ruled on Wednesday that the British government was wrong to include an Iranian resistance group, the People’s Mujahedeen, on its list of banned terrorist groups.
Spokesmen for the group, which means People’s Holy Warriors, said the ruling appeared to […]

Iran Watch – February 20, 2008

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By: Christopher Booker
Source: The Sunday Telegraph
Feb. 17, 2008
Tomorrow morning, the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Phillips, will preside over what must be the most bizarre and politically fraught case ever brought before him. Sitting with two other judges as the Court of Appeal, he will hear an application […]

Iran Watch – November 30, 2007

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Staff and agencies
Friday November 30, 2007
Guardian Unlimited
Iran’s main opposition movement should be removed from the British government’s list of banned terrorist organisations, a court ruled today.
The decision by the Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission (Poac) is a major victory for the People’s Mujahideen of Iran, which […]

UK court tells UK government to lift Iran opposition ban

Iran Focus
Selina Williams
Dow Jones Newswire
Posted: October 30, 2007
LONDON -(Dow Jones)- A U.K. court Friday ordered the U.K.’s home secretary to lift a six-year ban on Iran’s Peoples Mujahedeen Organization of Iran, which is part of a broader coalition group that forms the main opposition to the current regime in Tehran.
The PMOI, which last October […]