New report on the unintended impact of sanctions on NGOs

The think tank Demos has published a report (link here) on the unintended consequences of sanctions / asset-freezing measures on the NGO sector. The report, entitled ‘Uncharitable Behaviour’, is written by Tom Keatinge. He describes in detail the role of banks in enforcing sanctions relating in particular to terrorism, Iran, Syria, Russia, and Libya, the “far-reaching and unintended consequences” of these measures on...

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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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