China announces further retaliatory sanctions on US officials

China’s spokesperson Hua Chunying has announced government will impose reciprocal sanctions on (unnamed) US officials of the executive branch, people of Congress, and NGOs that “have behaved egregiously” on Hong Kong and Taiwan-related issues, and their family members. The measures come into response to the US’ recent measures designating 6 PRC and Hong Kong officials (see post), and the relaxation …

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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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