US designates 17 officials worldwide for human rights abuses

Yesterday (10 December, International Human Rights Day), the OFAC listed officials of Haiti, Russia and Yemen accused of being responsible for, complicit in, or having engaged in serious human rights violations  E.O. 13818 (Magnitsky sanctions). The State Dept issued a press release saying that over the 9th and 10th of December (International Anti-corruption Day and International Human Rights Day), the US …

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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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