UK to impose first human rights sanctions before 21 July 2020

The UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has confirmed in the House of Commons that regulations will be laid before Parliament providing targeted sanctions for violations of human rights, and the UK’s first autonomous designations will be announced before 21 July 2020, when Parliament’s summer recess begins. He also said the UK is “engaged” with “European colleagues to encourage them to …

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About Maya Lester QC

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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