UN Security Council sanctions ISIL / Da’esh & extends office of Ombudsperson

The UN Security Council has passed a resolution imposing sanctions on ISIL.  The sanctions impose an asset freeze, travel ban, and arms embargo on all people designated by the 1267/1989/2253 ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee, formerly the Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee, for being connected with ISIL or Al-Qaida. In the resolution, the Security Council expresses concern about the “lack 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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