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 O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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