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 O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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