UK to extend China arms embargo to Hong Kong

The UK Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, has announced that the UK will extend to Hong Kong the arms embargo that has been applied to mainland China since 1989. Exports will be prohibited of: lethal weapons, such as machine guns, large-calibre weapons, bombs, torpedoes, rockets and missiles, their components, ammunition, military aircraft and helicopters, and any vessels of war. Exports of …

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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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