EU REGULATION CONFIRMS 3 NAMES ADDED TO SOUTH SUDAN SANCTIONS

On 3rd February, EU Regulation 2018/164/EU confirmed the below.

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2018.031.01.0001.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2018:031:TOC

See also EU Council Decision 2018/168/CFSP –

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/AUTO/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2018.031.01.0086.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2018:031:TOC

The European Council has added 3 persons involved in serious human rights violations to the list of those submitted to a travel ban and an asset freeze in view of the situation in South Sudan.  It is the first time that the EU decides to sanction persons in view of the situation in South Sudan in addition to those sanctioned by the UN. The decision brings the total number of persons under restrictive measures in view of the situation in South Sudan to 9, as 6 persons were already listed by the UN.  The 3 new names are – Paul Malong, Malek Reuben Riak and Michael Makuei Leuth

http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2018/02/02/south-sudan-eu-adds-3-persons-involved-in-serious-human-rights-violation-to-sanctions-list/

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/minister-for-africa-welcomes-new-eu-sanctions-against-south-sudan

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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