Venezuela’s rival legislature votes to prosecute supporters of US sanctions

Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly, which was set up by the Maduro government as a rival legislature to the country’s democratically elected National Assembly, has voted to investigate and prosecute anyone deemed to be a supporter of US sanctions against Maduro’s administration on charges of treason. Members of the Constituent Assembly accused opposition politicians of supporting the sanctions, which were substantially expanded...

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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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