By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Australia to proscribe The Base and Hezbollah as terrorist organisations

On 24 November 2021, it was announced that the Australian government intends to designate Hezbollah and neo-Nazi group The Base as terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code Act 1995. Hezbollah’s External Security Organisation (military wing) has been listed since 2003; this action would see all divisions of the group designated. Under the Criminal Code, it is an offence to be …

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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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