By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Calls for sanctions over Ryanair forced landing & journalist’s arrest in Minsk

Following the forced landing of Ryanair flight FR4987 in Minsk on 23 May 2021, and the consequent arrest of journalist Roman Protasevich by Belarusian authorities, calls have been made for those responsible to be sanctioned. EU High Representative Josep Borrell has made a Declaration stating that the “EU will consider the consequences of this action, including taking measures against those …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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