OFAC DESIGNATES UPC MILITIA LEADER IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC FOR SERIOUS HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE

On 17 December, OFAC announced that Ali DARASSA (who has several aliases) had been added to the SDN List because of his leadership of the CAR-based militia group, Union for Peace in the Central African Republic (UPC).   UPC’s militants have killed, tortured, raped, and displaced thousands of people since 2014. 

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jy0539

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/financial-sanctions/recent-actions/20211217

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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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