{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.

{mosimage}United Press International, By Brian Binley MP: The issue of Iran and the threat that it poses has been argued in public by two major groups. On the one hand we have had the anti-war lobby, with the neo-cons embracing the other extreme. These arguments have gone back and forth over whether Iran has a nuclear capability, whether it is carrying out terrorist actions and whether the human-rights abuses carried out in Iran should be of concern to us in the West.

{mosimage}Human Events, by Rt. Hon. Lord Waddington: The assassination of former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhutto is a stark reminder of the ominous threat posed to free peoples by Islamic fundamentalism and terrorism, and the challenges we all face as a result. And yet in a country next door to Pakistan our Government is giving support to a vicious regime, fundamentalist in character and practicing the same sort of terrorism.