US adds 14 to Syria sanctions list, including President’s son

4 people and 10 entities have been added to the US Syria sanctions list. The State Department has listed the First Division of the Syrian Arab Army, Hafez al-Assad, the son of President Bashar al-Assad, Zuhair Tawfiq al-Assad (leader of the First Division), and his son Karam al-Assad pursuant to Executive Order 13894, which targets those obstructing a ceasefire in …

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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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