New UN sanctions on N Korea

The UN Security Council has voted in favour of a US-drafted resolution to introduce new sanctions on North Korea.  The UN’s press release and the text of the resolution are here. The sanctions were amended from initial US proposals in order to win the support of Russia and China (see previous blog). The new resolution prohibits: North Korean textile exports;...

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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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