EU imposes sanctions on 6 Nicaraguan officials

The EU Council have imposed an asset freeze and travel ban against 6 people determined to be responsible for serious human rights violations in Nicaragua. The violations include the implementation of repressive policies against political opponents, demonstrators, journalists and civil society organisations, mistreatment and use of excessive force against detainees, and hindering demonstrators’ access to medical assistance. See Council Implementing …

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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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