Lebanese national imprisoned for exporting drone parts to Hizballah

A Lebanese national, Usama Darwich Hamade, has been sentenced to 42 months of imprisonment having pleaded guilty to unlawfully exporting drone parts and technology, for which the ultimate end user was Hizballah, a US-designated foreign terrorist organisation. From 2009 to 2011, Mr Hamade conspired to export US-origin drone equipment, including inertial measurement units, digital compasses, a jet engine, piston engines, …

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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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