By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Prison sentence for lobbying to lift Zimbabwe sanctions in USA

We reported last year that 2 men were being prosecuted in the federal District Court in Chicago for engaging in “public relations, political consulting and lobbying” US officials to lift sanctions against President Robert Mugabe and others on the US Zimbabwe sanctions list, in exchange for the promise of payment. One of them, Prince Asiel Ben Israel, has today been sentenced to...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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