UN DPRK Sanctions Committee grants humanitarian exemptions

The UN Security Council 1718 Sanctions Committee (DPRK) has recently granted 2 South Korean entities humanitarian exemptions to UN sanctions on North Korea: On 28 October 2021, it granted the Seoul-based Yoido Full Gospel Missions Foundation an exemption to send over 1200 specified items to the Pyongyang Cardiac Hospital as part of a project to treat severe diseases of vulnerable …

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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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