EU adds Hezbollah’s military wing to terrorist asset freezing list

European foreign ministers agreed on 22 July 2013 to add the military wing of Hezbollah to the list of designated terrorist organisations. This makes it illegal for Hezbollah to have access to funds and economic resources in the European Union. The EU High Representative Catherine Ashton said “due to concerns over the role of Hezbollah, we have agreed to designate...

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Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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