Last Updated: June 20, 2024

Maksim Yurevich FILATOV


Максим Юрьевич ФИЛАТОВ; Максім Юр'евіч Філатаў; Maksim Yurevich FILATAU; Maksim Jurjevitj FILATOV; Maksim Jurjevitj FILATAU


Judge of the Lida City \nCourt

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In his position as the judge of Lida City Court, Maxim Filatau is responsible for numerous politically motivated rulings against peaceful protesters, in particular the sentencing of activist Vitold Ashurok, who is recognized as political prisoner by Viasna, a Belarussian human rights organisation. He is therefore responsible for serious human righ...

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(Date of UN designation: 2021-06-21)

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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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