October 22, 2017

Court orders State Department to review ruling on alleged terror group

The Washington Post
By Glenn Kessler

A federal appeals court on Friday ordered the State Department to review its designation of the People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran as a foreign terrorist organization, strongly suggesting the designation should be revoked.
The ruling by the three-judge panel hands yet another foreign-policy hot potato to the Obama administration. The PMOI, also […]

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 […]