By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

US Congressional Commission recommends human rights sanctions against China

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China’s 2019 Annual Report calls for sanctions against China in response to alleged human rights abuses, citing as areas of concern China’s “crackdown” on the press, restrictions on worker rights, and potential crimes against humanity against the minority Uighur population in Xinjiang. The report recommends Magnitsky sanctions be imposed against businesses and officials complicit in the …

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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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