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EU adds one to counter terror list

EU fight against terrorism: one person added to the ISIL/Da’esh and Al-Qaida list The Council today decided to add one person to the EU sanctions regime against ISIL/Da’esh and Al-Qaida and persons, groups, undertakings and entities associated with them. The sanctioned person, Mesut Sekerci, will now be subject to restrictive measures […]

EU removes one from Libya sanctions

Libya: EU lifts sanctions on one person The Council today decided no to maintain Khalifa Ghwell, former prime minister and defence minister of the internationally unrecognised General National Congress of Libya, on the list of individuals and entities subject to EU restrictive measures in view of their role in acts that threaten […]

Global Sanctions-a-Rama, Part 1: EU adds 15 more (11 persons, 4 entities) to human rights sanctions

EU imposes further sanctions over serious violations of human rights around the world The EU approves sanctions on Human Rights violations The Council today decided to impose restrictive measures on eleven individuals and four entities responsible for serious human rights violations and abuses in various countries around the world. Together with the listing of […]

EU extends Ukraine territorial integrity sanctions

Ukraine: EU extends sanctions over territorial integrity for a further six months The Council today decided to extend the sanctions targeting those responsible for undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine for a further six months until 15 September 2021. The existing restrictive measures provide for travel restrictions, the freezing of assets, and […]

EU sanctions 4 persons related to Navalny arrest, prosecution and sentencing

Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime: EU sanctions four people responsible for serious human rights violations in Russia The Council today decided to impose restrictive measures on four Russian individualsresponsible for serious human rights violations, including arbitrary arrests and detentions, as well as widespread and systematic repression of freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, […]

Another year for EU’s Belarus sanctions…

Belarus: EU prolongs sanctions for a year European Union renews Belarus sanctions The Council today decided to prolong until 28 February 2022 the restrictive measures targeting high-level officials responsible for the violent repression and intimidation of peaceful demonstrators, members of the opposition and journalists in Belarus, as well as those responsible for […]