China sanctions Belgian politician for Uyghur genocide resolution

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 authored a resolution calling for the Belgian government to “recognise the crime of genocide perpetrated by the Government of China against the Uyghurs”, which was approved …


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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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