UK parliamentary debate on Nigeria sanctions

Following an e-petition that collected nearly a quarter of a million signatures, the UK House of Commons held a debate (23 November 2020) on whether Global Human Rights sanctions should be imposed on members of the Nigerian government and security services involved human rights abuses. The petition was prompted by widespread protests over the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad …

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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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