December 24, 2018: EU, OFSI add 7 to Burma sanctions

On Christmas Eve, UK regulators implemented Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/2053 by adding the following persons:

1. KYAW Ba

Title: Staff Sergeant Other Information: Ba Kyaw is a Staff Sergeant in the 564th Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). Listed on: 24/12/2018 Last Updated: 24/12/2018 Group ID: 13733.

2. NAING Tun

Other Information: Tun Naing is the Commanding Officer of the Border Guard Police (BGP) base in Taung Bazar. Listed on: 24/12/2018 Last Updated: 24/12/2018 Group ID: 13734.

3. HLAING Khin

Title: Brigadier General DOB: 02/05/1968. Other Information: Brigadier General Khin HLaing is the former Commander of the 99th Light Infantry Division (LID) and the current Commander of the North-eastern Command of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). Listed on: 24/12/2018 Last Updated: 24/12/2018 Group ID: 13735.

4. THU Aung Myo

Title: Major Other Information: Major Aung Myo Thu is the Field Unit Commander of 33rd Light Infantry Division (LID) of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). Listed on: 24/12/2018 Last Updated: 24/12/2018 Group ID: 13736.

5. WIN Thant Zaw

Title: Major Other Information: Thant Zaw Win is a Major in the 564th Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). Listed on: 24/12/2018 Last Updated: 24/12/2018 Group ID: 13737.

6. CHAY Kyaw

Title: Corporal Other Information: Kyaw Chay is a Corporal in the Border Guard Police (BGP). He was formerly based in Zay Di Pyin and was the Commanding Officer of the BGP base in Zay Di Pyin in the period around 25 August 2017. Listed on: 24/12/2018 Last Updated: 24/12/2018 Group ID: 13738.

7. SWE Nyi Nyi

Title: Major General Position: Commander of the South-western Command of the Myanmat Armed Services Other Information: Major General Nyi Nyi Swe is the former Commander of the Northern Command of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). In that capacity, he is responsible for the atrocities and serious human rights violations committed in Kachin State from May 2016 to April 2018 (until his appointment as Commander of the South-western Command. Listed on: 24/12/2018 Last Updated: 24/12/2018 Group ID: 13739.

to their Burma sanctions program.

Links:

OFSI Notice

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/.2053

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