EU adds Boko Haram leader and splinter group to Al-Qaida sanctions list

On 5 July 2014, the EU added one individual and one group to its Al-Qaida sanctions list. The additions were made by means of an Implementing Regulation, and a notice for the attention of the individuals concerned was published in the Official Journal of the EU. Shekau Mohammed Abubakar, the leader of the Nigerian Islamic militant group Boko Haram and...

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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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