UN calls for sanctions and arms embargo on Myanmar military-run companies

A fact-finding mission from the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has published a report recommending the international community impose targeted sanctions and an arms embargo on companies operated by Tatmadaw, Myanmar’s military. The report says that the revenue earned by the military from foreign business deals “substantially enhances its ability to carry out gross violations of …

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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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