UK designates Hizbollah & others as terrorist organisations

On Friday (1 March), the UK designated the entirety of Hizbollah as a terrorist organisation under the Terrorism Act 2000, on the basis that the Government is “no longer able to distinguish between their already banned military wing and the political party”. Hizbollah is accused of interference in the Syrian war and continuing “to amass weapons in direct contravention of …

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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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