UNSC designates Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan leader

The UN Security Council has added Noor Wali Mehsud to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida sanctions list. He will now be subject to a travel ban, asset freeze and an arms embargo. Mr Wali is the leader of Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan, which has claimed responsibility for “numerous deadly terrorist attacks across Pakistan”, including 2 attacks targeting Pakistani security forces and …

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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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