US adds Harakat al-Nujaba and its leader to terrorism sanctions

The US Department of State has designated Harakat al-Nujaba (HAN) and its leader, Akram ‘Abbas al-Kabi (Iraqi national), as Specially Designated Global Terrorists, pursuant to Executive Order (EO) 13224 (US asset freeze). According to the Press Release, HAN is an “Iran-backed Iraqi militia funded by but not under the control of the Iraqi government”. Al-Kabi was designated in 2008 under...

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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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