European parliament calls for sanctions against Nigeria and Uganda

On 13 March 2014, the European Parliament adopted a resolution calling on Member States of the European Union, and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs, to consider imposing targeted sanctions, such as travel and visa bans, on the key individuals responsible for drafting and adopting laws in Uganda and Nigeria criminalizing homosexuality. The Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill was adopted by the...

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About Maya Lester QC

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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