By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

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 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...

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