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UK Sanctions 30 People, Targeting Corruption and Human Rights Abuse

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain on Friday announced sanctions targeting 30 people around the world it described as “corrupt political figures, human rights violators and perpetrators of conflict-related sexual violence.”

“Today our sanctions go further to expose those behind the heinous violations of our most fundamental rights,” Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said in a statement.

(Reporting by William James; Editing by Kylie MacLellan)

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