UN adds leader of JeM to its ISIL and Al-Qaida Sanctions

The UN has added Masood Azhar, the leader of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) to its ISIL and Al-Qaida sanctions list (imposing an asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargo). JeM has been proscribed as a terrorist organisation since 2001, but Mr Azhar’s designation comes as a result of diplomatic efforts from states including India, France and the UK following JeM’s suicide attack...

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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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