{mosimage}The Scotsman, The government is shamefully still branding Iran's main opposition party as terrorists, writes LORD FRASER OF CARMYLLIE

AGENTS of Iran's notorious intelligence ministry detained Ebrahim Lotfollahi on 6 January during a university exam in the western city of Sanandaj. On 15 January, his parents were notified of his death in custody. The official version is that Lotfollahi committed suicide, but his relatives say he had signs of torture on his body when they briefly visited him several days after his detention.

{mosimage}The Cornerstone Group, By Brian Binley MP: We have won a great victory at the UK courts and we have been vindicated. The British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom has been vindicated. The British government has used the PMOI, Iran’s democratic opposition as a tool in its doomed policy of appeasement with the Iranian regime and this must now end.

{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.