EU inserts humanitarian exception into human rights sanctions regime

9 April 2024

EU inserts humanitarian exception into human rights sanctions regime

The EU has implemented a humanitarian exception to its sanctions regime regarding individuals and entities responsible for human rights violations. Article 5 of Regulation (EU) 2020/1998 has been amended by Regulation (EU) 2024/1034 which outlines...

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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...

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