US imposes military and aid sanctions on Uganda over anti-gay law

On 19 June 2014 the US announced a second round of sanctions against Uganda in response to the nation’s anti-gay law. The White House has taken steps to prevent certain Ugandan officials involved in human rights abuses against gay people from entering the US. Funding for certain programmes involving the Ugandan police force and health authorities has been discontinued or...

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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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