USA to lift sanctions on Burma/Myanmar

President Obama has said that the USA will lift most of its sanctions on Burma/Myanmar, in recognition of the country’s moves towards democracy. Currently, US sanctions restrict trade in precious stones, and doing business with some of Myanmar’s military officials and their associates. US sanctions relating to arms and military cooperation, will not be affected….

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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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