UN extends South Sudan sanctions

The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to renew its targeted sanctions against people said to be blocking peace in war-afflicted South Sudan until 1 June 2016 (see Resolution 2280). The sanctions impose a travel ban and asset freeze on listed people.

The Security Council also extended the mandate of the panel of experts overseeing the sanctions until 1 July, with the intention of reviewing the mandate and deciding by 1 June whether to renew it further.

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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