Japan parliamentary group to draw up legislation on human rights sanctions

Japanese lawmakers, the former Defence Minister Gen Nakatani and House of Representatives Member Shiori Yamao, have announced the launch of a multi-partisan group which will draft legislation that would allow the Japanese government to impose sanctions in response to human rights abuses committed around the world. The group will hold its first general meeting in early February.

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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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