By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

US designates IRGC as a foreign terrorist organisation

The US has designated Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), including the Qods Force, as a foreign terrorist organisation (FTO) under Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, stating: “Iran is not only a State Sponsor of Terrorism, but that the IRGC actively participates in, finances, and promotes terrorism as a tool of statecraft”. The US warned that this...

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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...

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