EU may impose sanctions on Burundi

The EU’s Foreign Affairs Council warned Burundi in a statement on Monday that the EU “is determined to adopt, if necessary, targeted restrictive measures” against people responsible for acts of violence, repression, or serious human rights violations in the country, following President Nkurunziza’s announcement that he intends to run for a third term. Restrictive measures may also target those who...

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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