By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

New EU, UK, US and Canada Belarus sanctions

The EU, UK, US and Canada have all imposed sanctions in response to human rights abuses in Belarus, including activities relating to the August 2020 presidential election, and the May 2021 forced diversion of Ryanair flight 4978 to Minsk and arrests of Roman Protasevich and Sofia Sapega. The sanctions were coordinated – see Joint Statement. Details: EU The EU has …

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About Maya Lester KC

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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