UK MPs call for sanctions on Chinese officials for Uyghur abuses

20 UK parliamentarians and members of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China have written to Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to request that the UK impose sanctions under the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020 on 2 Chinese state-owned entities and 6 senior officials said to be responsible for human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region. The US has already imposed Magnitsky …

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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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