US says UK human rights sanctions marks “new era” of sanctions cooperation

Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State, has published a statement welcoming the new UK Global Human Rights sanctions regime. He says that the new regime “marks the beginning of a new era for UK sanctions policy and cooperation between our two democracies”, that the UK’s new powers will “give the UK a powerful new economic tool to promote accountability …

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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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