EU confirms Belarus sanctions after recent arrests & detentions

The EU has published another statement saying that it will impose sanctions on individuals responsible for violence, repression, and falsification of election results in Belarus (see previous post). The statement comes in response to “unabating arbitrary arrests and detentions on political grounds in Belarus”, including the targeting of opposition party leader Maria Kalesnikova, and campaigners Andrei Yahorau, Irina Sukhiy, Anton …

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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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