Russia adds Dutch MP to sanctions list

The Russian Federation has added Dutch Member of Parliament, Sjoerd Wiemer Sjoerdsma, to its sanctions list. He is now the subject of a Russia-wide asset freeze and travel ban (see tweet). The MP was one of the primary campaigners for the EU’s recently announced human rights sanctions regime (see post). The Dutch Foreign Affairs Committee has cancelled a working visit …

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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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