EU Parliamentarians urge progress on human rights sanctions

EU Parliamentarians and the EU Parliament’s special rapporteur on China have sent a letter to High Representative Josep Borrell urging progress and requesting a timetable on the introduction of the EU’s global human rights sanctions regime, which was announced in December 2019 (see post). The letter says that the EU “urgently needs” the regime to impose measures on Chinese officials …

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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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