US House passes Hamas human shields sanctions Bill

Yesterday, the US House of Representatives passed the Hamas Human Shields Prevention Act by a 415-0 vote. The Bill makes provision for sanctions (asset freezes and travel restrictions) to be imposed against members of, or those acting on behalf of, Hamas that are responsible for, or complicit in, the use of human shields by Hamas. An agency or instrumentality of...

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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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