OFAC ADDS 17 NEW NAMES TO ITS GLOBAL MAGNITSKY SANCTIONS LIST FOR KHASHOGGI KILLING

On 15th November, OFAC advised that 17 Saudi passport-holders had been added to the Global Magnitsky human rights sanctions list for their alleged role in the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.  The sanctioned individuals include Consul General Mohammed Alotaibi, who oversaw the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where Khashoggi was allegedly killed.

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/OFAC-Enforcement/Pages/20181115.aspx

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm547

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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