EU sanctions rebel leaders and changes legal basis of Sudanese sanctions

On 11 July 2014, the European Union imposed travel bans and asset freezes on two South Sudanese military leaders accused of violating a ceasefire in the region. Sanctions are now in force against Santino Deng and Peter Gadet by means of a new Regulation. Deng is a commander of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA), a group which took part...

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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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