By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

UN signals new sanctions on North Korea

The UN Security Council today strongly condemned a claimed hydrogen bomb test conducted today by North Korea, which UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon described as “profoundly destabilising” and a “grave contravention of the international norm against nuclear testing”. The Security Council said the nuclear test was a violation of resolutions imposing sanctions on North Korea in response to its nuclear programme,…...

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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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