OFAC adds to DPRK sanctions

OFAC has designated 7 North Korean officials and 2 government-controlled entities for being involved in North Korea’s “ongoing and serious human rights abuses and censorship activities”. They include Kim Won Hong, who oversees the Ministry of State Security, which is said to engage in the torture and inhumane treatment of detainees in North Korea’s network of political prison camps, and Kim...

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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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