US considers sanctions against Myanmar/Burma

The US Department of State has issued a statement on the “current crisis in Rakhine state”, expressing its “gravest concern with recent events”, including “the violent, traumatic abuses Rohingya and other communities have endured”. It further stated that “it is imperative that any individuals or entities responsible for atrocities, including non-state actors and vigilantes, be held accountable.” In addition to...

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About Michael O'Kane

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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