US SANCTIONS TOP MYANMAR MILITARY LEADERS OVER ‘GROSS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS’

UPI and others on 17th July reported that the US State Department had announced that it sanctioned 4 senior Myanmar military officials for “gross human rights violations” committed against the Rohingya people.  Sanctions were applied to Myanmar’s Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing, Deputy Commander-in-Chief Soe Win, Brigadier General Than Oo and Brigadier General Aung Aung and prohibits them and their family members from entering the United States.

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2019/07/17/US-sanctions-top-Myanmar-military-leaders-over-gross-human-rights-violations/2231563337344/

https://www.state.gov/public-designation-due-to-gross-violations-of-human-rights-of-burmese-military-officials/

 

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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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