UN special rapporteur says Venezuela sanctions should be lifted

The UN special rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures and human rights, Alena Douhan, has called upon states to lift sanctions against Venezuela. See press release. The special rapporteur said that sanctions have exacerbated pre-existing economic problems, and that the extra-territorial nature of unilateral measures and over-compliance has adversely affected the public and private sectors, the work of NGOs, third country …

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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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