NICARAGUA: EU IMPOSES A TRAVEL BAN AND ASSET FREEZE ON 6 PERSONS – APPLIED IN UK AND ISLE OF MAN

On 4 May, a news release from the EU Council advised that it had decided to impose sanctions in the form of a travel ban and asset freeze on 6 individuals in connection with the situation in Nicaragua.  It says that over the past months, no tangible advances have been made on democracy and human rights in Nicaragua. Repression by security forces and pro-government armed groups of political opponents, demonstrators, journalists, civil society organisations and members of the Catholic Church has continued.

 

https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2020/05/04/declaration-by-the-high-representative-josep-borrell-on-behalf-of-the-european-union-on-nicaragua/

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/AUTO/?uri=uriserv:OJ.LI.2020.139.01.0001.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2020:139I:TOC

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/883240/Notice_Nicaragua_2020_606.pdf

https://www.gov.im/news/2020/may/05/financial-sanctions-nicaragua/

 

 

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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