By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

EU lists 7 members of Venezuelan security & intelligence forces

The EU has imposed sanctions on 7 members of the Venezuelan security and intelligence forces involved in “torture and other serious human rights violations”, repression “including against members of the National Assembly”, and “the dismantlement of institutional checks and balances”. This follows the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ criticisms (report, 5 July 2019) of the detainment of Captain Acosta …

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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...

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