China sanctions Belgian politician for Uyghur genocide resolution

18 June 2021

The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced the designation of Samuel Cogolati, Member of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives, for “maliciously [spreading] lies and misinformation” and undermining China’s “sovereignty and interests”. Mr Cologati...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’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.