By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Canada imposes Nicaragua sanctions in response to human rights abuses

Yesterday (14 July 2021), Canada imposed sanctions on 15 people in response to “ongoing human rights violations” in Nicaragua, pursuant to the Special Economic Measures (Nicaragua) Regulations. Those designated are subject to assets freezes and travel bans. Press Release and Notice. Ramón Antonio Avellán Medal (Deputy General of the Nicaraguan National Police (NNP)), Luis Alberto Pérez Olivas (Head of the …

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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...

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