France sanctions 18 Saudi nationals over Khashoggi killing

Earlier this week, France imposed autonomous sanctions on 18 Saudi Arabian nationals “in connection with the murder of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi”. The measures comprise Schengen-wide travel bans.

The Press Release states that France is considering with its EU partners the possibility of adopting a new sanctions regime to target serious violations of human rights.

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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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