US continues Middle East terrorist sanctions

In January 1995, the US adopted Executive Order 12947, which declared a national emergency with respect to “foreign terrorists who threaten to disrupt the Middle East peace process”, and imposed asset freezes on them.

Last week (16 January 2019), President Donald Trump extended those sanctions for 1 year by continuing the national emergency as declared. See White House Press Release and Notice in Federal Register.

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About Michael O'Kane

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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