By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

EU lists Al-Qaeda-linked group & people operating in the Sahel

The EU today added Ansarul Islam, the Burkinabe branch of Al-Qaeda-affiliated Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM), its leader Jafar Dicko and JNIM senior commanders Sidan Ag-Hitta and Salem ould Breihmatt to its terrorism sanctions list. JNIM was listed by the UN and EU in October 2018 (previous post). Those designated today are alleged to be responsible for terrorist attacks on …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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