EU imposes sanctions on 12 Syrian ministers

The EU has announced fresh sanctions against Syrian government ministers, accusing them of “responsibility for serious human rights violations”. On 23 June 2014 EU foreign ministers agreed to impose an asset freeze and travel ban on 12 ministers in the Syrian government. The sanctions came into effect on the morning of 24 June, when the names of those subject to...

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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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