US rescinds Sudan state sponsor of terrorism designation

The US State Department has announced that from today (14 December 2020), Sudan’s designation as a state sponsor of terrorism is officially rescinded. In October 2020, President Trump notified Congress that the designation would be rescinded on the grounds that Sudan had not provided any support for acts of international terrorism in last 6 months, and (ii) assurances had been …

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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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