Dominic Raab unveils UK sanctions against human rights abusers

Dominic Raab unveils UK sanctions against human rights abusersJuly 6, 2020

‘Magnitsky sanctions’ to target violators in Saudi Arabia, Russia, Myanmar and North Korea

Long-awaited UK government sanctions against human rights abusers in Saudi Arabia, Russia, Myanmar and North Korea have been unveiled by the foreign secretary, Dominic Raab.

The measures announced on Monday include asset freezes and travel bans and represent the first time the UK will alone name and penalise individuals and organisations accused of human rights abuse.

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