OFAC designates 2 explosives experts

OFAC has listed 2 explosives experts as Specially Designated Global Terrorists, in connection with fatal attacks they are said to have carried out in Kabul, Afghanistan.  Abdul Saboor is accused of being responsible for an attack on a bus carrying foreign employees of Kabul International Airport in 2012 and a car bomb on a US armoured SUV in 2013.  Abdullah Nowbahar is said to have been a key participant in the bus attack.  The Department of Justice has offered $3m and $2m rewards respectively for information about them.

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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