Closure of Berlin hostel ordered due to N Korea sanctions violations

The Berlin Administrative Court has ordered City Hostel Berlin, situated on the premises of the North Korean embassy, to close, as its operations breach UN sanctions imposed to prevent financing of North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. The Court held that the lease of the premises for €38,000 per month contravened UN Resolution 2321 (2016), under which the DPRK …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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