UN urges different action on Myanmar and Venezuelan sanctions

The UN Special Envoy for Myanmar, Christine Schraner Burgener, has called on member states to impose “hugely strong measures” against the Burmese military following the coup on 1 February 2021 and reports of increasing violence against protestors. In discussions with the army, Ms Schraner Burgener warned officials that strong measures may be taken, to which they responded: “we are used …

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About Michael O'Kane

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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