UNSC warns of famine after US designates Houthi militia as an FTO

Speakers at the United Nations Security Council have warned that the US’ designation of the Houthi militia as a foreign terrorist organisation, which is due to come into effect on 19 January 2021, risks expediting a large-scale famine in Yemen (see post). Member states’ representatives and speakers called on the US to ensure that its guidance on humanitarian licences and …

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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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