UK GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS SANCTIONS: YEAR ONE IN NUMBERS

On 20 July, a Commentary from RUSI asks, as the UK’s human rights sanctions programme marks its first anniversary, how has the government used its new powers? Who has been sanctioned, where and why?  For example, it points out that the largest share of those sanctioned – a total of 29 – are in Russia, followed by Saudi Arabia with 20.

https://rusi.org/explore-our-research/publications/commentary/uk-global-human-rights-sanctions-year-one-numbers

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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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