First OFAC sanctions for Uighur human rights abuses

9 July 2020

OFAC has imposed sanctions on 4 Chinese officials and the state-owned Xinjiang Public Security Bureau (XPSB) for their “connection to serious human rights abuses against ethnic minority groups in Xinjiang, which reportedly include mass...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’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.