UN designates new ISIS leader

The UN Security Council has added Amir Muhammad Sa’id Abdal-Rahman al-Mawla to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida sanctions list. He will now be subject to a travel ban, asset freeze and arms embargo. Mr al-Mawla is the new leader of ISIS, having succeeded Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after his death in October 2019. UN press release and summary of reasons for …

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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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