Government called on to use tax from Libyan frozen assets to compensate IRA victims

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee of the UK House of Commons has published a report calling on the government to draw on the £5 million in tax revenue earned from frozen Libyan assets every year pursuant to UN sanctions relating to Libya to compensate victims of IRA bombs made with explosives supplied by the Gaddafi regime.  The report also suggests...

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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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