EU Council renews DRC sanctions & de-lists 2 people

The EU Council has renewed targeted sanctions relating to the Democratic Republic of the Congo for 1 year, imposed in 2010 in response to obstruction of the electoral process and human rights violations. The EU has acknowledged the peaceful recent election in the DRC, and says it is prepared to adjust sanctions accordingly if further democratic reforms are made. 2 …

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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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