BELARUS: OFAC HAS DESIGNATED 16 INDIVIDUALS AND 5 ENTITIES IN RESPONSE TO THE LUKASHENKA REGIME’S ESCALATING VIOLENCE AND REPRESSION

On 21 June, the US Treasury advised that the listings are in response to the Lukashenka regime’s escalating violence and repression, including its reckless forced diversion of a commercial Ryanair flight and arrest of journalist Raman Pratasevich and his companion, Sofia Sapega.  It has also issued new General License 3 and FAQ 912 and 913.

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/financial-sanctions/recent-actions/20210621

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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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