By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

OFAC adds 2 Turkish Ministers to Magnitsky sanctions list over detention of US pastor Brunson

Yesterday, OFAC added Turkey’s Minister of Justice Abdulhamit Gul and Minister of Interior Suleyman Soylu to its Global Magnitsky sanctions list (Executive Order 13818), on the basis that they played “leading roles in the organizations responsible for the arrest and detention of Pastor Andrew Brunson”. As a result, both individuals are now subject to US asset freezes and travel bans....

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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