EU to lift sanctions against Zimbabwe if July elections are “free and fair”

The EU’s ambassador to South Africa, Roeland van de Geer, has confirmed that sanctions currently in force against certain individuals and companies in Zimbabwe will be lifted if regional observers declare the elections to be held on 31 July to be “free and fair”. As EU electoral observers are banned from Zimbabwe, reliance will be placed on reports from regional...

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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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