Boko Haram added to UN sanctions list

On 22 May 2014, the UN Security Council’s Al Qaida Sanctions Committee added the Nigerian terorist group, Boko Haram, to its List of Designated Entities. On the same day, the US Permanent Representative to the UN, Samantha Power, describing the move as an “important step in support of the government of Nigeria’s efforts to defeat Boko Haram and hold its murderous leadership...

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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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