EU extends arms embargo against Burma

The EU has agreed to extend its sanctions regime against Burma until 30 April 2016. The sanctions impose an arms embargo on the country, with exceptions made for non-lethal military equipment intended solely for humanitarian or protective use, equipment for use in clearing mines, and protective or non-lethal clothing and equipment for use by UN and EU personnel. The sanctions...

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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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