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Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad indicted (Updated)

Faisal Shahzad was indicted for attempted car bombing in Times Square, the Justice Department announced today. Shahzad was indicted by a federal grand jury on 10 counts related to terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. The grand jury charges that

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Another breach in the UN terrorism sanctions regime

On April 29, the European Court of Justice ruled that the freezing of funds of persons with suspected links to Bin Laden, Al-Qaeda or the Taliban does not apply to certain social security benefits paid to their spouses (ECJ Press

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ECJ ruling: A threat to the Al-Qaeda and Taliban sanctions (Head of the UN sanctions monitoring team)

The Washington Institute recently published an interesting article by Richard Barrett, head of the al Qaeda/Taliban monitoring team for the UN, on how the recent ruling by the European Court of Justice on Yassin Al Kadi and Al Barakaat International

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The European Court of Justice challenging the UN terrorism sanctions regime: A legal perspective

On September 3, the European Court of Justice delivered an unprecedented and stunning blow to the international terrorism sanctions regime by annulling the EU freezing of assets imposed on Yassin Al Kadi and Al Barakaat International Foundation pursuant to a

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Legal News on Terrorism Financing: Kadi, IARA, Libya

– EU: ECJ’s Advocate General opinion on Yassin Al Kadi case The ECJ released today an opinion of Poiares Maduro, Advocate General to the European Court of Justice suggesting to reverse the Court of First Instance judgment that denied Yassin

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Swiss Supreme Court keeps Youssef Nada on the Terrorist List

On November 14, the Swiss Supreme Court (in a ruling published on November 27) dismissed a claim filed by Youssef Nada to be removed along with several entities, including Al Taqwa Bank, from the Swiss Decree of October 2, 2000,

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About JC Brisard

Jean-Charles Brisard

Jean-Charles Brisard is an international consultant, specialized in the financing of terrorist organizations.
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