Australia Foreign Affairs Committee recommends implementation of human rights sanctions

Following a year-long inquiry, Australia’s Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade has published a report recommending that Australia enact targeted sanctions to address human rights abuses and corruption. The Committee has made many recommendations, including the following: The sanctions should comprise “visa / travel restrictions, limit access to assets, and restrict access to Australia’s financial systems”; Sanctions …

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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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