US TREASURY SANCTIONS REGIME OFFICIALS AND MILITARY AFFILIATED CRONIES IN BURMA ON ANNIVERSARY OF MILITARY COUP
On 31 January, OFAC announced that, on the 1-year anniversary of the military coup d’etat that overthrew Burma’s democratically-elected government, it was designating 7 individuals and 2 entities connected to Burma’s military regime. These designations are part of a joint action with the UK and Canada, who are each designating 2 Burmese government officials. At the same time, the crude oil tanker Oman Pride has been removed from OFAC lists.
UK ADDS 3 ENTRIES ON SANCTIONS LIST
In fact, on 31 January, HM Treasury in the UK issued a Notice advising that 3 entries, Thida Oo; Thein Soe; and Tin Oo, had been added to the UK Myanmar sanctions lists.
CANADA ADDS 3 NAMES TO SANCTIONS LISTS
On 31 January, Global Affairs Canada advised that Dr Thida Oo, Union Minister for Legal Affairs and Attorney-General of the Union; Htun Htun Oo, Chief Justice of Myanmar (also spelled Tun Tun Oo); and U Tin Oo, Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission of Myanmar, had been added to its Myanmar sanctions lists.