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Alexandr Alexandrovich PETRASH


Александр Александрович ПЕТРАШ; Аляксандр Аляксандравіч ПЕТРАШ; Aliaksandr Aliaksandravich PIETRASH; Aleksandr Aleksandrovitj PETRASJ; Aljaksandr Aljaksandravitj PETRASJ; Alexander Alexandrovich PETRASH


Chairman of the Tsentralny District Court in Minsk, former Chairman of the Moskovski district court in Minsk



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In his position as chairman of the Moskovski district court in Minsk, he is responsible for numerous politically motivated rulings against journalists, opposition leaders, activists and protesters. Violations of rights of defence and reliance on statements from false witnesses were reported during trials conducted under his supervision. He was ins...

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(Date of UN designation: 2020-12-17)

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Restrictive measures in view of the situation in Belarus and the involvement of Belarus in the Russian aggression against Ukraine


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Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in the Annex of Council Decision 2012/642/CFSP.

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The Council of the EU first adopted restrictive measures against certain officials of Belarus on 24 September 2004. Targeted measures were imposed against persons who are considered by the Pourgourides Report to be key actors in the unresolved disappearances of four well-known persons in Belarus in 1999-2000. Additional listings were introduced fol...

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