EU adds 7 ministers to Syria sanctions list

The EU has designated 7 Syrian government ministers following recent governmental changes in Syria. The sanctions, comprising a travel ban and asset freeze, are in response to “the violent repression against the civilian population in Syria, benefiting from or supporting the regime, and/or being associated with such persons”. In addition, 8 individuals had their entries amended. See Council Decision (CFSP)...

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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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