Parsi v. Hassan, Civil No. 08-00705 (D. D.C. filed April 25, 2008).
Status: Defendant's summary judgment motion denied, 2009 WL 252244 (D.D.C. Feb. 4, 2009).
Defendant Hassan Daioleslam published articles on his websites (“In Search of Truth: Reports on Mullahs's lobby in US” (www.iranianlobby.com); and hassandai3.blogspot.com) alleging that the National Iranian American Council and its president, Trita Parsi, was a front and lobbyist for the Iranian government. Parsi and the Council sued, and the court denied a defense motion for summary judgment.
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