UNSC adds 1 person to ISIS/Al-Qaida list

The United Nations Security Council has added Amadou Koufa to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida sanctions list. UN Press Release. Mr Koufa is said to be the founder of Katiba Macina, an armed group operating in Mali, which is an alliance of Jama’a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM), the Mali-based Al-Qaida branch. Koufa will now be subject to an asset …

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About Maya Lester QC

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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