Switzerland joins EU in imposing Nicaragua sanctions

Switzerland has joined the EU in imposing sanctions (asset freezes and a travel ban) on 6 Nicaraguan officials in response to “on-going violations against human rights, democracy and the rule of law”. 2 of the officials are personal advisors to President Ortega, and the remaining 4 are representatives of the Nicaraguan police force and judicial system. See AS 2020 2563. …

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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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