France sanctions head of of UN-proscribed JeM

Last week, France imposed an asset freeze on Masood Azhar, the head of Jaish-e-Mohammed, pursuant to Articles L. 565-2 under the French “code monétaire et financier”. JeM claimed responsibility for an attack in Pulwama, India in February 2019 which resulted in 40 deaths. JeM has been proscribed as a terrorist organisation by the UN since 2001, and France will propose...

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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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