EU court rejects 15 DRC officials’ cases challenging re-listing

The EU General Court has dismissed 15 applications made by officials of the Democratic Republic of Congo to annul their EU targeted sanctions re-listings. All submitted that the 2017 renewal of their listings were not based on a sufficiently precise and concrete factual basis to justify the allegations of human rights violations. The Court said it was enough that the …

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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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