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9/11: The long road to accountability and justice

Families in 9/11 Financing Case Ask to Have Judge Replaced By BENJAMIN WEISER THE NEW YORK TIMES Published: June 14, 2010 Lawyers for families of 9/11 victims have taken the unusual legal step of asking a federal appeals court in Manhattan

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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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The Mumbai attacks: Early warnings pointing to Lashkar E Taiba

Early claims from an unknown terrorist group, the Deccan Mujahideen, supposedly an offshoot of the Indian Mujahideen (itself an emanation of the Students Islamic Movement of India –SIMI-), have raised fresh speculations that the Mumbai attacks could have been carried

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EU Court orders delisting of PMOI

The Court of First Instance of the European Communities today annulled the European Union Council of Ministers’ decision (2007/868) to maintain the People’s Mujahideen Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) on the EU terrorist list, ruling that the EU had

Posted in Legal Issues, Terrorist

U.S. Treasury reports increased terrorist funds blocked in the U.S.

The U.S. Treasury has released its latest Report to Congress on Assets in the United States of Terrorist Countries and International Terrorism Program Designees (known are Terrorist Assets Report or TAR). The amount of blocked funds pertaining to international terrorist

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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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About JC Brisard

Jean-Charles Brisard

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