By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US revokes Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement terrorist designation

The US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, has revoked the designation of the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) as a terrorist organisation under Section 212(a)(3)(B)(vi)(II) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. See Notice. A State Department spokesperson is reported to have said that ETIM, founded in the Xinjiang region of China, was removed from the list because “for more than …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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