US designates Cuba as a state sponsor of international terrorism

The US State Department has announced that Cuba will be re-designated as a state sponsor of international terrorism (SST). The Obama administration rescinded Cuba’s SST designation in 2015. The press release states that the basis for Cuba’s designation is that Cuba harbours several US fugitives who are wanted for or have been convicted of charges of political violence. In addition, …

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About Maya Lester QC

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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