UN urges sanctions committee to sanction perpetrators of sexual violence in armed conflict

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution urging UN Sanctions Committees to apply targeted sanctions against people who perpetrate and direct sexual violence in conflict. It has urged the Committees to do so when adopting or renewing targeted sanctions in situations of armed conflict, and to consider adopting designation criteria pertaining to acts of rape and other forms...

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Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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