Switzerland designates Lukashenko & imposes arms embargo

The Swiss Federal Council has announced the designation of 15 Belarusian officials (including Alexandr Lukashenko), all of whom were listed by the EU in November 2020 (see post). The press release says that those listed are “alleged to be responsible for the use of violence and arbitrary arrests following the contested elections in Belarus”. The Federal Council has also amended …

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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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