US State Dept visa restrictions on Chinese officials

The US State Department has announced that visa restrictions are to be imposed on current and former Chinese government officials believed to be responsible for or complicit in “undermining Hong Kong’s autonomy, or undermining human rights and fundamental freedoms in Hong Kong”, in contravention of the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration. Family members of the designated officials, who have not been …

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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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