By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US sanctions Al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent

The US State Department has designated Al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation and Specially Designated Global Terrorist, along with its leader Asim Umar. AQIS has claimed responsibility for several terrorist acts, including an attack on a Pakistan military dockyard in 2014 and the murder of numerous activists and writers in Bangladesh. The State Department’s press...

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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