German party introduces motion on human rights sanctions legislation

The Freie Demokraten Party (FDP) has introduced a motion in the German Parliament proposing the enactment of legislation which would impose sanctions (asset freezing measures and a travel ban) on individuals responsible for human rights violations. The FDP also calls on the German government to advocate for human rights sanctions at the EU level. The motion says that (inter alia) …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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