UN security council passes resolution creating South Sudan sanctions committee

On 3 March 2015, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution establishing a sanctions regime against South Sudan. The resolution creates a sanctions committee, comprising the 15 members of the Security Council, with the remit of targeting individuals suspected of committing human rights abuses or threatening the peace, security, or stability of the country. The committee is also...

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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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