By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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 is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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