US Senators introduce sanctions bill targeting public health misinformation

US Senators Cotton, Hawley, Curtis and Gallagher have introduced the Li Wenliang Global Public Health Accountability Act of 2020, which has been referred to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. The bill would authorise sanctions on government officials responsible for/complicit in acts intended to deliberately conceal or distort information about international public health emergencies, including Covid-19, or officials who have …

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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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