Lawyers for the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran made their latest pitch to an appeals court in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, trying to convince the panel that the group has disavowed violence and should no longer be designated a foreign terrorist organization.

Mayer Brown partner Andrew Frey, arguing for the PMOI in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, praised the organization as a democratic, secular group that has not engaged in a terrorist act for eight years — giving it what Frey called a “clean” record. More than 100 spectators, many in support of the PMOI, attended argument.

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