EU imposes sanctions on 40 Belarus officials

The EU has imposed sanctions (asset freeze and travel ban) against 40 officials “identified as responsible for repression and intimidation against peaceful demonstrators, opposition members and journalists in the wake of the 2020 presidential election in Belarus, as well as for misconduct of the electoral process”. See press release. The EU’s sanctions list does not include President Alexander Lukashenko, his …

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

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 rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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