EU court rejects 1st challenges to Iran human rights sanctions

The General Court of the EU has dismissed the 1st listing challenges brought by people on the EU’s sanctions on Iran targeting violations of human rights, as opposed to nuclear proliferation, in Case T-273/13 Sarafraz v Council [2015] and Case T-274/13 Emadi v Council [2015]. The EU’s Iran human rights sanctions target people & entities responsible for serious violations of...

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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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