US designates 9 ISIS-affiliated groups and leaders

The US Department of State has designated 3 ISIS-affiliated groups as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs), pursuant to section 1(b) of Executive Order (EO) 13224, and as Foreign Terrorist Organisations (FTOs), pursuant to section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act. The groups are ISIS-West Africa, ISIS-Philippines, and ISIS-Bangladesh. The State Department has also designated 4 other ISIS-affiliated groups and 2 ISIS-affiliated...

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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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