China imposes retaliatory sanctions on 11 US nationals

The Chinese government has announced the designation of 11 US nationals in response to their “egregious behaviour on Hong Kong-related issues”. See statement. Last week (7 August 2020), the US imposed asset freezing measures and a travel ban on 11 Hong Kong officials for “undermining Hong Kong’s autonomy and restricting the freedom of expression or assembly” (see post). Those listed …

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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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