Following her presence in the European Parliament, Maryam Rajavi decided to speak for the Members of the UK Parliament to beg their support for her terrorist cult, but she was refused permission to visit Britain after the Home Office ruled that it would have a "significant damaging impact on relations between the UK and Iran".
According to Habilian database, Home Secretary Theresa May said, “I have concluded that maintaining Mrs. Rajavi’s exclusion is justified as I do not consider her presence in the UK to be conducive to the public good.
“The government makes no apologies for refusing people access to the UK if we believe they might seek to undermine our society,” she continued.
Baroness Boothroyd, the former Commons Speaker, and Lord Waddington, a former Conservative home secretary, have denounced the ban as "intolerable" appeasement of a totalitarian regime and are bringing a judicial review in an attempt to overturn it.
The United Kingdom and European Union removed Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK, MKO, PMOI) from their terrorist lists in 2008 and 2009 respectively.