By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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 is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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