Another UN special rapporteur calls for unilateral sanctions relief

Alena Douhan, the UN Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of the unilateral coercive measures on human rights, has issued a statement joining recent UN calls (post and post) for the lifting of all unilateral sanctions that obstruct the humanitarian response of designated countries to the Covid-19 pandemic. Ms Douhan said that governments should also withdraw tariffs, quotas and non-tariff …

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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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