By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US sanctions leader of Islamic State in Greater Sahara

The US Department of State has announced the designation of Ousmane Illiassou Djibo, a Mali-based leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in the Greater Sahara (ISIS-GS), as a specially designated global terrorist (SDGT) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13224. Mr Djibo is alleged to have participated in assaults on local forces and developed a network to kidnap …

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About Maya Lester KC

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’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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