US sanctions 2 senior officials of the International Criminal Court

The US has designated the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, and Phaksio Mochochoko, the Head of Jurisdiction, Complementarity and Cooperation Division of the ICC. See Notice and State Dept press release. These are the first designations under Executive Order 13928, adopted in June 2020, which authorises sanctions (asset freezing measures and visa restrictions) on any ICC …

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About 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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