Human rights sanctions regime should include corruption – EU Parliament

The EU Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee had adopted a resolution calling for corruption to be added as sanctionable conduct under the EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime (GHRSR). Press release. Adopted in December 2020, the GHRSR authorises targeted sanctions against people or entities deemed responsible for, providing support for, or involved in serious human rights violations, but does not provide …

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About 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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