By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Lawyers & legal scholars issue statement opposing US ICC sanctions

174 lawyers, legal scholars, judges and prosecutors have issued a statement urging President Trump to rescind the Executive Order of 11 June 2020 which authorised sanctions on officials of the International Criminal Court investigating US personnel for alleged war crimes in Afghanistan (see post). The statement says that sanctioning ICC lawyers for carrying out their responsibilities “is wrong in principle, …

About Michael O'Kane

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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