17.12.2011   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 335/81


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION 2011/847/CFSP

of 16 December 2011

implementing Decision 2010/639/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Belarus

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 31(2) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2010/639/CFSP of 25 October 2010 concerning restrictive measures against Belarus (1), and in particular Article 4(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

On 25 October 2010, the Council adopted Decision 2010/639/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Belarus.

(2)

In view of the gravity of the situation in Belarus, additional persons should be included in the list of persons and entities subject to restrictive measures as set out in Annex IIIA to Decision 2010/639/CFSP.

(3)

Annex IIIA to Decision 2010/639/CFSP should be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The persons listed in the Annex to this Decision shall be added to the list set out in Annex IIIA to Decision 2010/639/CFSP.

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on the date of its adoption.

Done at Brussels, 16 December 2011.

For the Council

The President

T. NALEWAJK


(1)  OJ L 280, 26.10.2010, p. 18.


ANNEX

Persons referred to in Article 1

 

Names

Transcription of Belarusian spelling

Transcription of Russian spelling

Names

(Belarusian spelling)

Names

(Russian spelling)

Place and date of birth

Position

‘1.

Bandarenka Siarhei Uladzimiravich

Bondarenko Sergei Vladimirovich

Бандарэнка Сяргей Уладзiмiравiч

Бондаренко Сергей Владимирович

Address: Department of law of administration of Pervomaysky district Chornogo K. 5 office 417

Tel.: +375 17 2800264

Judge of the Pervomaiski District Court of Minsk. On 24 November 2011 he sentenced Ales Byalyatski, one of the most prominent human rights defenders, Chief of the Belarusian HR Centre “Vyasna”, Vice President of FIDH. The trial was conducted in a way that was a clear violation of the Code of Penal Procedure.

Byalyatski was active in defending and providing assistance to those who suffered from repression in relation with the 19 December 2010 elections and the crackdown on civil society and democratic opposition.

2.

Saikouski Uladzimir

Saikovski Vladimir

Сайкоўскi Уладзiмiр

Сайковский Владимир

Address: Department of law of administration of Pervomaysky district Chornogo K. 5 office 417

Tel.: +375 17 2800264

Public Prosecutor of the Pervomaiski District Court of Minsk. He dealt with the trial of Ales Byalyatski, one of the most prominent human rights defenders, Chief of the Belarusian HR Centre “Vyasna”, Vice President of FIDH. The accusation presented by the prosecutor in the trial had a clear and imminent political motivation and was a clear violation of the Code of Penal Procedure.

Byalyatski was active in defending and providing assistance to those who suffered from repression in relation with the 19 December 2010 elections and the crackdown on civil society and democratic opposition.’