{mosimage}Hendon and Finchley Times: Iranian residents of Barnet are celebrating following a resolution passed by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe condemning the basis on which groups are "blacklisted" from the European Union (EU) and UN Security Council.It is hoped that the resolution, the first of its kind by a European institution, will be another step towards legitimising the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), the country's main opposition group.

{mosimage}The Guardian: The government is to appeal today against a court ruling, won by 35 MPs and peers, that it should remove the People's Mujahideen of Iran (PMOI), the main Iranian opposition organisation, from the list of banned terrorist organisations. The Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission (POAC) ruled last November that the government's decision to keep the PMOI on the list was "perverse", flawed and must be set aside.

{mosimage}Sunday Telegraph: 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 from Jacqui Smith, the Home Secretary, for leave to appeal against an order by the High Court that she and the Government must stop breaking the law - solely to appease the murderous regime in Iran which, apart from all its other crimes, is arming terrorists in Iraq and Afghanistan.

{mosimage}Global Politician, By Baroness May Blood: On January 31, the European Parliament (EP) adopted a resolution expressing its "deep concern over the deterioration of the human rights situation in Iran." The EP strongly condemned the death sentences and executions in Iran, in particular those imposed and/or carried out on minors.