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Dominic Raab announces UK's first sanctions for human rights abuse

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Dominic Raab announces UK's first sanctions for human rights abuse

Dominic Raab announces UK's first sanctions for human rights abuse

The UK's first sanctions for human rights abuse will cover those involved in the deaths of the Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky and the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the systematic killings of the Rohingyas in Burma and the North Korean gulags.

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the measures being brought in by the Government today will "hold to account the perpetrators of the worst human rights abuses".

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Dominic Raab Dominic Raab British Conservative politician, UK Foreign Secretary

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