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.
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...See profile for Maya Lester QC >