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And now, the OFSI notice on Burma…

Today, UK regulators added the following persons:

1. SAN, Tin Aung
DOB: 16/10/1960. POB: Myanmar Nationality: Myanmar Address: Myanmar. Position: (1) Commander-in-Chief of the Burmese Navy (2) SAC Member Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0019 (UK Statement of Reasons): On 1 February 2021 the Myanmar military (Tatmadaw), led by Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing, staged a coup in Myanmar. As part of the coup, Vice-President Swe declared a state of emergency on 1 February transferring the legislative, executive and judicial powers of the state to Min Aung Hlaing. On 2 February, the Tatmadaw established the State Administration Council (SAC), which is chaired by Hlaing, in order to run the functions of the state. General Tin Aung San was appointed to the SAC on 2 February. The Myanmar security forces have committed serious human rights violations since 1 February 2021: killing a protestor, restricting freedom of assembly and expression including through restricting internet access, arbitrary arrest and detention of opposition leaders and opponents of the coup. The SAC has adopted legislation violating the right to privacy and the right not to be subject to arbitrary detention in Myanmar. As a member of the SAC, Tin Aung San shares responsibility with its other members for the exercise of state functions since 2 February 2021, including legislation violating human rights, and for the serious human rights violations committed by the Myanmar security forces. As a member of the SAC, Gen Tin Aung San is associated with Commander in Chief General Min Aung Hlaing who is a designated person under the Burma (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 in respect of actions related to the February 2021 coup. (Gender): Male Listed On: 25/02/2021 Last Updated: 25/02/2021 Group ID: 14059.
2. KYAW, Maung Maung
DOB: 23/07/1964. POB: Myanmar Nationality: Myanmar Address: Myanmar. Position: (1) Commander-in-Chief of Air Force (2) Member of State Administration Council Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0020 Air Force Serial: BAF1925. (UK Statement of Reasons): On 1 February 2021 the Myanmar military (Tatmadaw), led by Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing, staged a coup in Myanmar. As part of the coup, Vice-President Swe declared a state of emergency on 1 February transferring the legislative, executive and judicial powers of the state to Min Aung Hlaing. On 2 February, the Tatmadaw established the State Administration Council (SAC), which is chaired by Hlaing, in order to run the functions of the state. General Maung Maung Kyaw was appointed to the SAC on 2 February. The Myanmar security forces have committed serious human rights violations since 1 February 2021: killing a protestor, restricting freedom of assembly and expression including through restricting internet access, arbitrary arrest and detention of opposition leaders and opponents of the coup. The SAC has adopted legislation violating the right to privacy and the right not to be subject to arbitrary detention in Myanmar. As a member of the SAC, Maung Maung Kyaw shares responsibility with its other members for the exercise of state functions since 2 February 2021, including legislation violating human rights, and for the serious human rights violations committed by the Myanmar security forces. As a member of the SAC, General Maung Maung Kyaw is associated with Commander in Chief General Min Aung Hlaing who is a designated person under the Burma (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 in respect of actions related to the February 2021 coup. (Gender): Male Listed On: 25/02/2021 Last Updated: 25/02/2021 Group ID: 14060.
3. DWE, Aung Lin
DOB: 31/05/1962. POB: Myanmar Nationality: Myanmar Address: Myanmar. Position: (1) Secretary of the SAC (2) Judge Advocate General of the TMD (3) Secretary to the Peace Negotiation Committee Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):BUR0021 (UK Statement of Reasons): On 1 February 2021 the Myanmar military (Tatmadaw), led by Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing, staged a coup in Myanmar. As part of the coup, Vice-President Swe declared a state of emergency on 1 February transferring the legislative, executive and judicial powers of the state to Min Aung Hlaing. On 2 February, the Tatmadaw established the State Administration Council (SAC), which is chaired by Hlaing, in order to run the functions of the state. Lt General Aung Lin Dwe was appointed Secretary of the SAC on 2 February. The Myanmar security forces have committed serious human rights violations since 1 February 2021: killing a protestor, restricting freedom of assembly and expression including through restricting internet access, arbitrary arrest and detention of opposition leaders and opponents of the coup. The SAC has adopted legislation violating the right to privacy and the right not to be subject to arbitrary detention in Myanmar. As a member of the SAC, Dwe shares responsibility with its other members for the exercise of state functions since 2 February 2021, including legislation violating human rights, and for the serious human rights violations committed by the Myanmar security forces. As a member of the SAC, Lt Gen Aung Lin Dwe is associated with Commander in Chief General Min Aung Hlaing who is a designated person under the Burma (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 in respect of actions related to the February 2021 coup. (Gender): Male Listed On: 25/02/2021 Last Updated: 25/02/2021 Group ID: 14061.
4. TUN, Moe Myint
DOB: 24/05/1968. POB: Myanmar Nationality: Myanmar Address: Myanmar. Position: SAC Member Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0022 (UK Statement of Reasons): On 1 February 2021 the Myanmar military (Tatmadaw), led by Commander- in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing, staged a coup in Myanmar. As part of the coup, Vice- President Swe declared a state of emergency on 1 February transferring the legislative, executive and judicial powers of the state to Min Aung Hlaing. On 2 February, the Tatmadaw established the State Administration Council (SAC), which is chaired by Hlaing, in order to run the functions of the state. Lt. Gen Moe Myint Tun was appointed Secretary of the SAC on 2 February. The Myanmar security forces have committed serious human rights violations since 1 February 2021: killing a protestor, restricting freedom of assembly and expression including through restricting internet access, arbitrary arrest and detention of opposition leaders and opponents of the coup. The SAC has adopted legislation violating the right to privacy and the right not to be subject to arbitrary detention in Myanmar. As a member of the SAC, Tun shares responsibility with its other members for the exercise of state functions since 2 February 2021, including legislation violating human rights, and for the serious human rights violations committed by the Myanmar security forces. As a member of the SAC, Moe Myint Tun is associated with Commander in Chief General Min Aung Hlaing who is a designated person under the Burma (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 in respect of actions related to the February 2021 coup. (Gender):Male Listed On: 25/02/2021 Last Updated: 25/02/2021 Group ID: 14062.
5. OO, Ye Win
DOB: 03/05/1968. POB: Myanmar Nationality: Myanmar Address: Myanmar. Position: Joint Secretary of SAC Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0023 (UK Statement of Reasons): On 1 February 2021 the Myanmar military (Tatmadaw), led by Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing, staged a coup in Myanmar. As part of the coup, Vice-President Swe declared a state of emergency on 1 February transferring the legislative, executive and judicial powers of the state to Min Aung Hlaing. On 2 February, the Tatmadaw established the State Administration Council (SAC), which is chaired by Hlaing, in order to run the functions of the state. Lt General Ye Win Oo was appointed Secretary of the SAC on 2 February. The Myanmar security forces have committed serious human rights violations since 1 February 2021: killing a protestor, restricting freedom of assembly and expression including through restricting internet access, arbitrary arrest and detention of opposition leaders and opponents of the coup. The SAC has adopted legislation violating the right to privacy and the right not to be subject to arbitrary detention in Myanmar. As a member of the SAC, Oo shares responsibility with its other members for the exercise of state functions since 2 February 2021, including legislation violating human rights, and for the serious human rights violations committed by the Myanmar security forces. As a member of the SAC, Lt Gen Ye Win Oo is associated with Commander in Chief General Min Aung Hlaing who is a designated person under the Burma (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 in respect of actions related to the February 2021 coup. (Gender): Male Listed On: 25/02/2021 Last Updated: 25/02/2021 Group ID: 14063.
and amended the following one:
1. HLAING, Min Aung
Title: Senior General DOB: 03/07/1956. POB: Tavoy, Myanmar Nationality: Burmese Myanmar National Identification No: NRC number 12/SAKHANA(N)020199 Address: Myanmar. Position: Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): GHR0046 and BUR0018 Listed under the Global Human Rights and Burma sanctions regimes. (UK Statement of Reasons): Senior General Min Aung Hlaing is Commander in Chief of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). In this role, he was responsible for military operations carried out in Rakhine State in 2017 and in 2019 and is responsible for atrocities and serious human rights violations committed against the Rohingya population in Rakhine state by the Tatmadaw. These include unlawful killings, including through systematic burning of Rohingya houses and buildings, massacre, torture, forced labour, systematic rape and other forms of targeted sexual violence, and enforced labour. On 1 February 2021 the Myanmar military (Tatmadaw), led by Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing, staged a coup in Myanmar. As part of the coup, Vice-President Swe declared a state of emergency on 1 February transferring the legislative, executive and judicial powers of the state to Min Aung Hlaing. On 2 February, the Tatmadaw established the State Administration Council (SAC), which is chaired by Hlaing, in order to run the functions of the state. The SAC has adopted legislation violating the right to privacy and removing protection from arbitrary detention in Myanmar. The Myanmar security forces have committed serious human rights violations since 1 February 2021, killing a protestor, restricting freedom of assembly and of expression including through restricting internet access and of assembly, arbitrary arrest and detention of opposition leaders and opponents of the coup, and infringing. As the Commander-in-Chief of the Tatmadaw, Min Aung Hlaing has overall control of the Myanmar security forces and therefore has command responsibility for these violations. As a member of the SAC Hlaing shares responsibility with its other members for the exercise of state functions since 2 February 2021, including legislation violating human rights, and for the serious human rights violations committed by the Myanmar security forces. (Gender): Male Listed On: 25/02/2021 Last Updated: 25/02/2021 Group ID: 13897.
Under its Burma sanctions program.

Link:

OFSI Notice

Categories: Burma Sanctions OFSI Updates Sanctions Lists

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