UN Human Rights Rapporteurs call on US to lift Cuba embargo

7 UN Human Rights Special Rapporteurs have called on the US to lift its Cuba economic embargo amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The special rapporteurs said that the “export and re-export of goods to Cuba requires a cumbersome and expensive licensing process because of the US embargo, which undermines the efficiency of buying medicine, medical equipment and technology”. They added that …

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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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