UNSC & EU renew Somalia arms embargo & restrict IED components

On 15 November 2019, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2498 (2019), which introduced restrictions on the sale / supply / transfer of components which will be used or pose a significant risk of being used to manufacture improvised explosive devices, owing to the recent increase in IED attacks conducted by Al-Shabaab. The UNSC also reaffirmed its commitment to the …

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About Michael O'Kane

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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