OFAC sanctions DRC police commissioner

OFAC has added Céléstin Kanyama, police commissioner for the Congolese capital city Kinshasa, to its SDN List for his alleged role in the violence in Democratic Republic of the Congo. Kanyama is said to have been responsible for extrajudicial killings and forced disappearances in Kinshasa, creating a climate of fear in which at least 50 young men and boys were...

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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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