US designates leader of Tunisia ISIS affiliate

The US State Department has designated Ashraf Al-Qizani as a specially designated global terrorist (SDGT) under Executive Order 13224, as amended. According to the press release, Mr al-Qizani has served as the emir of Jund al-Khilafah (JAK-T), an ISIS affiliate in Tunisia, since the death of its former leader Yunus Abu-Muslim in 2019. Under Al-Qizani’s leadership, JAK-T is said to …

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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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