Iran brings ICJ claim against USA for new Iran sanctions

Iran brought proceedings against the USA yesterday at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague. The ICJ’s press release states that Iran’s claim alleges (in summary) that the US decision to re-impose sanctions violates the 1955 Treaty of Amity between the US and Iran in various respects, and asks the Court to order the US to terminate its...

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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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