US visa restrictions on 43 people for undermining Belarus democracy

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation (PP) 8015, the US has imposed visa restrictions on 43 people determined to be responsible for undermining democracy in Belarus. The decision comes in response to the recent raids on Vyasna (a human rights organisation), the Belarusian Association of Journalists, and trade union workers, and the sentencing of 2 journalists. The individuals, who have not been …

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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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