US restricts visas for Chinese officials for denying access to Tibet

The US State Department has announced that visa restrictions are to be imposed on (unnamed) Chinese officials determined to be “substantially involved in the formulation or execution of policies related to access for foreigners to Tibetan areas,” pursuant to the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018. The press release states that the Chinese government has denied access to Tibet for …

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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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