UK proscribes far-right group National Action as terrorist group

The UK has proscribed neo-Nazi group National Action under the Terrorism Act 2000, making membership of or support for the group a criminal offence.  It is the first far-right group to be proscribed as a terrorist organisation in the UK.  In the Home Office’s press release, Home Secretary Amber Rudd said that “National Action is a racist, anti-Semitic, and homophobic...

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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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