Top lawyer blasts UK’s sanction regime as ‘highly ineffective.’

A new legal report from by leading British barrister Dean Armstrong, KC, of Maitland Chambers and the International Legal Forum (ILF) has found the UK’s sanction regime is ‘highly ineffective.’ Sanctions are one of the UK’s primary tools to advance and achieve its foreign policy goals. But the report found the process is seriously flawed and raises serious concerns regarding lack of due process. The regime fails to achieve the objective of deterring targeted countries and individuals from engaging in…

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