US lists 2 senior leaders of Al-Shabaab

The US State Department has designated Abdullahi Osman Mohamed and Maalim Ayman, senior leaders of al-Shabaab, the Somalia-based al-Qa’ida affiliate, as specially designated global terrorists under Executive Order 13224. Mr Mohamed is said to be responsible for the overall management of al-Shabaab’s explosives operations and manufacturing, and is a special advisor to the “emir” of al-Shabaab. Mr Ayman is described …

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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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