19th January - Law News

2945th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus:  The UK has added Lebanon's entire Hezbollah movement to its blacklist of what it terms terrorist organisations. And now it’s freezing Hezbollah’s assets, and will prosecute anyone in the UK who continues to have accounts or financial services connected to the group. It was in March last year that the British government said it could no longer distinguish between the political and the military wings of Hezbollah. But it took until this week before it announced it was going after the group’s finances. The United States has welcomed the decision, saying it had long been seeking such a move from its European allies. But why now? Is Iran the real target? 

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