By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

UK adds 6 Syrian nationals to sanctions list

The UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office has listed 2 businessmen and 4 officials under The Syria (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. This is the first time that the UK has used its autonomous sanctions regime to target Syrian nationals. Press release here. The following officials have been listed for their roles in repressing the Syrian population: Faisal Al-Miqdad (Minister …

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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...

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