Switzerland joins the EU in imposing Belarus sanctions

Switzerland has added the same 40 Belarusian officials as the EU to its sanctions list for their roles “in the repression and intimidation campaign in the wake of the 2020 presidential election”, and/or misconduct in the electoral process (see post). The officials will be subject to asset freezing measures, and banned from entering or transiting through Switzerland. The sanctions came …

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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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