US renews sanctions on Yemen for 1 year

The US is continuing sanctions on Yemen for 1 year by extending the national emergency as declared in Executive Order (E.O.) 13611. This Order imposed asset freezes and travel bans on those responsible for “obstructing the political process in Yemen and blocking implementation of the agreement of November 23, 2011 between the Government of Yemen and those in opposition to it which provided for a peaceful transition of power”. See White House Notice.

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About Maya Lester QC

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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