Germany designates Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation & confiscates assets

The German Federal Minister of the Interior, Horst Seehofer, has proscribed Hezbollah in its entirety (not just the military wing) as a terrorist organisation under the Act Governing Private Associations. The basis for designation is that the activities of Hezbollah violate criminal law, and the organisation opposes concepts of international understanding by openly calling for the “violent elimination” of the …

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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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