US man sentenced to 32 months for sanctions violations

Amin al-Baroudi, a Syrian-born US citizen, has been sentenced to 32 months in prison for violating US sanctions on Syria. Mr Baroudi pleaded guilty to the violations in January; between December 2011 and March 2013 he and several co-conspirators exported US equipment to Syria for the purpose of supplying rebel groups, who intended to overthrow the Assad government and install an...

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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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