OFAC: US GLOBAL MAGNITSKY HUMAN RIGHTS SANCTIONS – NEW LISTINGS AND 1 AMENDMENT

On 9 December, OFAC announced that it had added 7 individuals and 8 entities to its Global Magnisky sanctions list, and also amended the entry for Ashraf Seed Ahmed AL-CARDINAL.  The individuals and entities across several countries in Central America, Africa, and Europe have been designated pursuant to Executive Order 13818, which builds upon and implements the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act and targets perpetrators of corruption and serious human rights abuse.  The corruption involved is said to be related to Covid-19 and that in El Salvador, Guatemala, South Sudan, Liberia, Angola and Ukraine.

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/financial-sanctions/recent-actions/20211209

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jy0523

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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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