OFAC sanctions 4 officials of Venezuela’s military counterintelligence directorate

OFAC has imposed sanctions on four officials of Venezuela’s General Directorate of Military Counterintelligence, which was itself sanctioned on 11 July 2019 for “systemic human rights abuses and repressing dissent” (see previous blog).  The 4 newly sanctioned individuals are accused of the same conduct, and their designation follows the arrest, physical abuse, and death of Venezuelan Navy Captain Rafael Acosta …

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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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