By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

EU to impose sanctions for Navalny imprisonment under human rights regime

Josep Borrell, the EU High Representative/Vice-President, has announced that the ministers of the Foreign Affairs Council have agreed to impose sanctions (asset freeze and travel ban) against those responsible for the arrest, sentencing and persecution of Alexei Navalny under the EU’s new Global Human Rights sanctions regime. It will mark the first time that this regime has been used since …

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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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