OFAC ADDS 2 INDIVIDUALS AND 1 ENTITY TO ITS GLOBAL MAGNITSKY SANCTIONS LISTS

On 31 July, OFAC advised that 2 Chinese individuals linked to the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, and that entity itself, had been added to the sanctions lists. This Chinese government entity and the 2 current or former government officials are listed in connection with alleged serious rights abuses against ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/OFAC-Enforcement/Pages/20200731.aspx

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm1073

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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