By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

EU warns Belarus of sanctions following presidential elections

The EU has issued a Declaration warning that the “EU may take measures against those responsible for the observed violence, unjustified arrests, and falsification of election results” following the Belarus presidential elections, held on 9 August 2020, which were said to be “neither free nor fair”. The EU said that “state authorities deployed disproportionate and unacceptable violence causing at least …

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Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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