Canadian senators call for Magnitsky sanctions on Chinese officials

12 Canadian senators have written to the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, calling for Magnitsky sanctions against Chinese/Hong Kong officials pursuant to Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) (asset freeze and travel ban). The letter says that Canada should impose sanctions in response to (1) “mass internment in concentration camps” of 2 to 3 million Uighurs …

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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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