By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US designates Burkina-Faso based group as a terrorist organisation

The US State Department has designated Burkina Faso-based group Ansarul Islam as a terrorist organisation. The group is said to have launched numerous attacks in northern Burkina Faso, including deadly attacks on police stations, a school director, and the country’s armed forces. As a consequence of its inclusion on OFAC’s SDN List as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist, Ansarul Islam...

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

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