UN sanctions Ansar al-Sharia

On 18 November 2014, the United Nations Security Council’s Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee imposed targeted sanctions on the Libyan Islamic militant group Ansar al-Sharia. Both the organisation’s Benghazi and Derna branches are now subject to restrictive measures. The sanctions consist of an asset freeze, travel ban in UN Member States and an arms embargo. The groups have been listed because of...

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About Maya Lester QC

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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