By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US imposes visa restrictions over Belarusian counter-dissident activity

The US State Department has imposed visa restrictions on multiple unnamed Belarusian nationals said to be involved in serious, extraterritorial counter-dissident activity under the “Khashoggi Ban”. According to a Press Release, counter-dissident activity has included the attempt to forcibly repatriate Belarusian Olympian Krystsina Tsimanouskaya during the Tokyo 2020 (2021) Olympics. The “Khashoggi Ban” is a global visa restriction policy pursuant …

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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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