US JUDGE BLOCKS TRUMP SANCTIONS TARGETING HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYERS AND WAR CRIMES TRIBUNAL

On 4 January, Reuters reported that a federal judge in Manhattan has issued a preliminary injunction against the White House from imposing criminal or civil penalties against 4 law professors under an Executive Order from June.  The EO authorised economic and travel sanctions against employees of the International Criminal Court and anyone supporting its work, including a probe into whether US forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan between 2003 and 2014.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-warcrimes-afghanistan-trump/u-s-judge-blocks-trump-sanctions-targeting-human-rights-lawyers-war-crimes-tribunal-idUSKBN2992MD

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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