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OFAC updates Hong Kong designations

Today, OFAC updated the following Hong Kong-related individual sanctions designations:

CAI, Dafeng (Chinese Simplified: 蔡达峰; Chinese Traditional: 蔡達峰), Beijing, China; DOB Jun 1960; POB Shanghai, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- CAI, Dafeng (Chinese Simplified: 蔡达峰; Chinese Traditional: 蔡達峰), Beijing, China; DOB Jun 1960; POB Shanghai, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936].

CAO, Jianming (Chinese Simplified: 曹建明; Chinese Traditional: 曹建明), Beijing, China; DOB 24 Sep 1955; POB Shanghai, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- CAO, Jianming (Chinese Simplified: 曹建明; Chinese Traditional: 曹建明), Beijing, China; DOB 24 Sep 1955; POB Shanghai, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936].

CHEN, Zhu (Chinese Simplified: 陈竺; Chinese Traditional: 陳竺), Beijing, China; DOB 17 Aug 1953; POB Zhenjiang City, Jiangsu Province, China; alt. POB Shanghai, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- CHEN, Zhu (Chinese Simplified: 陈竺; Chinese Traditional: 陳竺), Beijing, China; DOB 17 Aug 1953; POB Zhenjiang City, Jiangsu Province, China; alt. POB Shanghai, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936].

CHOI, Frederic (a.k.a. CHOI, Chin-pang (Chinese Traditional: 蔡展鹏); a.k.a. CHOI, Frederic Chin Pang), Hong Kong; DOB 28 Aug 1970; POB Hong Kong; nationality Hong Kong; Gender Male; Passport K05145380 (Hong Kong) expires 10 Nov 2025; National ID No. C6142328 (Hong Kong) (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- CHOI, Frederic (a.k.a. CHOI, Chin-pang (Chinese Traditional: 蔡展鹏); a.k.a. CHOI, Frederic Chin Pang), Hong Kong; DOB 28 Aug 1970; POB Hong Kong; nationality Hong Kong; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Passport K05145380 (Hong Kong) expires 10 Nov 2025; National ID No. C6142328 (Hong Kong) (individual) [HK-EO13936].

CHOLING, Padma (Chinese Simplified: 白玛赤林; Chinese Traditional: 白瑪赤林) (a.k.a. CHILIN, Baima; a.k.a. TRILEK, Pelma), Beijing, China; DOB Oct 1951; POB Dengqen County, Changdu, Tibet Autonomous Region, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- CHOLING, Padma (Chinese Simplified: 白玛赤林; Chinese Traditional: 白瑪赤林) (a.k.a. CHILIN, Baima; a.k.a. TRILEK, Pelma), Beijing, China; DOB Oct 1951; POB Dengqen County, Changdu, Tibet Autonomous Region, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936].

DENG, Zhonghua (Chinese Simplified: 邓中华), China; DOB Sep 1961; POB Changsha City, Hunan Province, China; nationality China; Gender Male (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- DENG, Zhonghua (Chinese Simplified: 邓中华), China; DOB Sep 1961; POB Changsha City, Hunan Province, China; nationality China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149 (individual) [HK-EO13936].

DING, Zhongli (Chinese Simplified: 丁仲礼; Chinese Traditional: 丁仲禮), Beijing, China; DOB Jan 1957; POB Shengzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- DING, Zhongli (Chinese Simplified: 丁仲礼; Chinese Traditional: 丁仲禮), Beijing, China; DOB Jan 1957; POB Shengzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936].

HAO, Mingjin (Chinese Simplified: 郝明金; Chinese Traditional: 郝明金), Beijing, China; DOB Dec 1956; POB Jiaxiang County, Shandong Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- HAO, Mingjin (Chinese Simplified: 郝明金; Chinese Traditional: 郝明金), Beijing, China; DOB Dec 1956; POB Jiaxiang County, Shandong Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936].

IMIRBAKI, Arken (Chinese Simplified: 艾力更·依明巴海; Chinese Traditional: 艾力更依明巴海) (a.k.a. YIMINGBAHAI, Ailigeng), Beijing, China; DOB Sep 1953; POB Yengisar County, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- IMIRBAKI, Arken (Chinese Simplified: 艾力更·依明巴海; Chinese Traditional: 艾力更依明巴海) (a.k.a. YIMINGBAHAI, Ailigeng), Beijing, China; DOB Sep 1953; POB Yengisar County, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936].

JI, Bingxuan (Chinese Simplified: 吉炳轩; Chinese Traditional: 吉炳軒), Beijing, China; DOB Nov 1951; POB Mengjin County, Henan Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- JI, Bingxuan (Chinese Simplified: 吉炳轩; Chinese Traditional: 吉炳軒), Beijing, China; DOB Nov 1951; POB Mengjin County, Henan Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936].

KAN, Andrew (a.k.a. KAN, Andrew Kai Yan; a.k.a. KAN, Kai Yan (Chinese Simplified: 简启恩)), Hong Kong; DOB 22 Sep 1969; POB Hong Kong; nationality Hong Kong; Gender Male; Passport K03981162 (Hong Kong) expires 28 Mar 2024 (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- KAN, Andrew (a.k.a. KAN, Andrew Kai Yan; a.k.a. KAN, Kai Yan (Chinese Simplified: 简启恩)), Hong Kong; DOB 22 Sep 1969; POB Hong Kong; nationality Hong Kong; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Passport K03981162 (Hong Kong) expires 28 Mar 2024 (individual) [HK-EO13936].

KONG, Kelvin (a.k.a. KONG, Hok Lai (Chinese Simplified: 江学礼); a.k.a. KONG, Kelvin Hok Lai), Hong Kong; DOB 22 May 1972; POB Hong Kong; nationality Hong Kong; Gender Male; Passport K03327564 (Hong Kong) expires 14 May 2023; National ID No. K0278408 (Hong Kong) (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- KONG, Kelvin (a.k.a. KONG, Hok Lai (Chinese Simplified: 江学礼); a.k.a. KONG, Kelvin Hok Lai), Hong Kong; DOB 22 May 1972; POB Hong Kong; nationality Hong Kong; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Passport K03327564 (Hong Kong) expires 14 May 2023; National ID No. K0278408 (Hong Kong) (individual) [HK-EO13936].

LAU, Edwina (a.k.a. LAU, Chi Wai (Chinese Traditional: 劉賜蕙); a.k.a. LAU, Edwina Chi Wai; a.k.a. LIU, Cihui (Chinese Simplified: 刘赐蕙)), Hong Kong, China; DOB 29 Jul 1965; POB Hong Kong, China; nationality China; Gender Female; Passport HA1338416 (Hong Kong) expires 27 May 2015; National ID No. D5545251 (Hong Kong) (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- LAU, Edwina (a.k.a. LAU, Chi Wai (Chinese Traditional: 劉賜蕙); a.k.a. LAU, Edwina Chi Wai; a.k.a. LIU, Cihui (Chinese Simplified: 刘赐蕙)), Hong Kong, China; DOB 29 Jul 1965; POB Hong Kong, China; nationality China; Gender Female; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Passport HA1338416 (Hong Kong) expires 27 May 2015; National ID No. D5545251 (Hong Kong) (individual) [HK-EO13936].

LI, Jiangzhou (Chinese Simplified: 李江舟), Hong Kong, China; DOB Jan 1968; POB Qianshan City, Anhui Province, China; nationality China; Gender Male (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- LI, Jiangzhou (Chinese Simplified: 李江舟), Hong Kong, China; DOB Jan 1968; POB Qianshan City, Anhui Province, China; nationality China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149 (individual) [HK-EO13936].

LI, Kwai-wah (Chinese Traditional: 李桂華) (a.k.a. LEE, Kwai-wah; a.k.a. LI, Guihua (Chinese Simplified: 李桂华); a.k.a. LI, Steve Kwai-wah), Flat B, 22 Floor, Block 30, Laguna City, Lam Tin, Kowloon City, Hong Kong, China; DOB 22 Nov 1964; POB Hong Kong, China; nationality China; Gender Male; Passport K06749109 (Hong Kong) expires 06 Sep 2028; National ID No. D4017081 (Hong Kong) (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- LI, Kwai-wah (Chinese Traditional: 李桂華) (a.k.a. LEE, Kwai-wah; a.k.a. LI, Guihua (Chinese Simplified: 李桂华); a.k.a. LI, Steve Kwai-wah), Flat B, 22 Floor, Block 30, Laguna City, Lam Tin, Kowloon City, Hong Kong, China; DOB 22 Nov 1964; POB Hong Kong, China; nationality China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Passport K06749109 (Hong Kong) expires 06 Sep 2028; National ID No. D4017081 (Hong Kong) (individual) [HK-EO13936].

SHEN, Yueyue (Chinese Simplified: 沈跃跃; Chinese Traditional: 沈躍躍), Beijing, China; DOB Jan 1957; POB Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, China; citizen China; Gender Female; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- SHEN, Yueyue (Chinese Simplified: 沈跃跃; Chinese Traditional: 沈躍躍), Beijing, China; DOB Jan 1957; POB Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, China; citizen China; Gender Female; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936].

SUN, Wenqing (Chinese Simplified: 孙文清) (a.k.a. SUN, Qingye (Chinese Simplified: 孙青野)), Hong Kong; DOB 1965; POB Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- SUN, Wenqing (Chinese Simplified: 孙文清) (a.k.a. SUN, Qingye (Chinese Simplified: 孙青野)), Hong Kong; DOB 1965; POB Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149 (individual) [HK-EO13936].

TAM, Yiu-chung (Chinese Simplified: 谭耀宗; Chinese Traditional: 譚耀宗) (a.k.a. TAN, Yaozong), China; Hong Kong; DOB 15 Dec 1949; POB Hong Kong; citizen China; Gender Male (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- TAM, Yiu-chung (Chinese Simplified: 谭耀宗; Chinese Traditional: 譚耀宗) (a.k.a. TAN, Yaozong), China; Hong Kong; DOB 15 Dec 1949; POB Hong Kong; citizen China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149 (individual) [HK-EO13936].

WAN, Exiang (Chinese Simplified: 万鄂湘; Chinese Traditional: 萬鄂湘) (a.k.a. WANG, Exiang), Beijing, China; DOB May 1956; POB Gongan County, Hubei Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- WAN, Exiang (Chinese Simplified: 万鄂湘; Chinese Traditional: 萬鄂湘) (a.k.a. WANG, Exiang), Beijing, China; DOB May 1956; POB Gongan County, Hubei Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936].

WANG, Chen (Chinese Simplified: 王晨; Chinese Traditional: 王晨), Beijing, China; DOB Dec 1950; POB Beijing, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- WANG, Chen (Chinese Simplified: 王晨; Chinese Traditional: 王晨), Beijing, China; DOB Dec 1950; POB Beijing, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936].

WANG, Dongming (Chinese Simplified: 王东明; Chinese Traditional: 王東明), Beijing, China; DOB Jul 1956; POB Benxi, Liaoning Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- WANG, Dongming (Chinese Simplified: 王东明; Chinese Traditional: 王東明), Beijing, China; DOB Jul 1956; POB Benxi, Liaoning Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936].

WU, Weihua (Chinese Simplified: 武维华; Chinese Traditional: 武維華), Beijing, China; DOB 06 Sep 1956; POB Linfen, Shanxi Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- WU, Weihua (Chinese Simplified: 武维华; Chinese Traditional: 武維華), Beijing, China; DOB 06 Sep 1956; POB Linfen, Shanxi Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936].

YOU, Quan (Chinese Simplified: 尤权), Beijing, China; DOB Jan 1954; POB Lulong County, Hebei Province, China; nationality China; Gender Male (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- YOU, Quan (Chinese Simplified: 尤权), Beijing, China; DOB Jan 1954; POB Lulong County, Hebei Province, China; nationality China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149 (individual) [HK-EO13936].

ZHANG, Chunxian (Chinese Simplified: 张春贤; Chinese Traditional: 張春賢), Beijing, China; DOB May 1953; POB Yuzhou City, Henan Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936]. -to- ZHANG, Chunxian (Chinese Simplified: 张春贤; Chinese Traditional: 張春賢), Beijing, China; DOB May 1953; POB Yuzhou City, Henan Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020 – Public Law 116-149; Vice-Chairperson, 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (individual) [HK-EO13936].

and State issued a press release about the matter:

On October 14, 2020, the Secretary of State submitted a report to Congress pursuant to section 5(a) of the Hong Kong Autonomy Act (HKAA), which listed 10 foreign persons that the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, determined are materially contributing to, have materially contributed to, or attempted to materially contribute to the failure of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to meet its obligations under the Sino – British Joint Declaration (“Joint Declaration”) or Hong Kong’s Basic Law, as this is defined by section 5(g) of the HKAA. This is an update to the October 14 report, consistent with section 5(e) of the HKAA.

Pursuant to section 5(a) of the HKAA, the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, has determined that the 24 foreign persons listed below are materially contributing to, have materially contributed to, or attempt to materially contribute to the failure of the PRC to meet its obligations under the Joint Declaration or the Basic Law, as defined in section 5(g) of the HKAA. As also required under section 5(a), the list below includes (1) an identification of the foreign person; and (2) a clear explanation for why the foreign person was identified and a description of the activity that resulted in the identification.

Wang Chen is a member of the Chinese Communist Party’s elite 25-person Politburo and the ranking Vice-Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which was responsible for developing and adopting the National Security Law. The Standing Committee drafted the National Security Law, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature. The Standing Committee then voted unanimously to adopt the National Security Law and listed it in Annex III of the Basic Law, allowing it to be enforced in Hong Kong.

You Quan is the Head of the Chinese Communist Party’s United Front Work Department and Vice Chairman of the Central Leading Group on Hong Kong and Macau Affairs (“Leading Group”), which is an organ of the Chinese Communist Party through which it oversees matters related to Hong Kong. The Leading Group was involved in drafting of and deliberations over the National Security Law.

Cao Jianming is a Vice-Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which was responsible for developing and adopting the National Security Law. The Standing Committee drafted the National Security Law, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature. The Standing Committee then voted unanimously to adopt the National Security Law and listed it in Annex III of the Basic Law, allowing it to be enforced in Hong Kong.

Zhang Chunxian is a Vice-Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which was responsible for developing and adopting the National Security Law. The Standing Committee drafted the National Security Law, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature. The Standing Committee then voted unanimously to adopt the National Security Law and listed it in Annex III of the Basic Law, allowing it to be enforced in Hong Kong.

Shen Yueyue is a Vice-Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which was responsible for developing and adopting the National Security Law. The Standing Committee drafted the National Security Law, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature. The Standing Committee then voted unanimously to adopt the National Security Law and listed it in Annex III of the Basic Law, allowing it to be enforced in Hong Kong.

Ji Bingxuan is a Vice-Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which was responsible for developing and adopting the National Security Law. The Standing Committee drafted the National Security Law, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature. The Standing Committee then voted unanimously to adopt the National Security Law and listed it in Annex III of the Basic Law, allowing it to be enforced in Hong Kong.

Arken Imirbaki is a Vice-Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which was responsible for developing and adopting the National Security Law. The Standing Committee drafted the National Security Law, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature. The Standing Committee then voted unanimously to adopt the National Security Law and listed it in Annex III of the Basic Law, allowing it to be enforced in Hong Kong.

Wan Exiang is a Vice-Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which was responsible for developing and adopting the National Security Law. The Standing Committee drafted the National Security Law, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature. The Standing Committee then voted unanimously to adopt the National Security Law and listed it in Annex III of the Basic Law, allowing it to be enforced in Hong Kong.

Chen Zhu is a Vice-Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which was responsible for developing and adopting the National Security Law. The Standing Committee drafted the National Security Law, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature. The Standing Committee then voted unanimously to adopt the National Security Law and listed it in Annex III of the Basic Law, allowing it to be enforced in Hong Kong.

Wang Dongming is a Vice-Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which was responsible for developing and adopting the National Security Law. The Standing Committee drafted the National Security Law, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature. The Standing Committee then voted unanimously to adopt the National Security Law and listed it in Annex III of the Basic Law, allowing it to be enforced in Hong Kong.

Padma Choling is a Vice-Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which was responsible for developing and adopting the National Security Law. The Standing Committee drafted the National Security Law, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature. The Standing Committee then voted unanimously to adopt the National Security Law and listed it in Annex III of the Basic Law, allowing it to be enforced in Hong Kong.

Ding Zhongli is a Vice-Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which was responsible for developing and adopting the National Security Law. The Standing Committee drafted the National Security Law, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature. The Standing Committee then voted unanimously to adopt the National Security Law and listed it in Annex III of the Basic Law, allowing it to be enforced in Hong Kong.

Hao Mingjin is a Vice-Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which was responsible for developing and adopting the National Security Law. The Standing Committee drafted the National Security Law, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature. The Standing Committee then voted unanimously to adopt the National Security Law and listed it in Annex III of the Basic Law, allowing it to be enforced in Hong Kong.

Cai Dafeng is a Vice-Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which was responsible for developing and adopting the National Security Law. The Standing Committee drafted the National Security Law, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature. The Standing Committee then voted unanimously to adopt the National Security Law and listed it in Annex III of the Basic Law, allowing it to be enforced in Hong Kong.

Wu Weihua is a Vice-Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which was responsible for developing and adopting the National Security Law. The Standing Committee drafted the National Security Law, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature. The Standing Committee then voted unanimously to adopt the National Security Law and listed it in Annex III of the Basic Law, allowing it to be enforced in Hong Kong.

Deng Zhonghua is the Deputy Director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office. As Deputy Director, Deng helps oversee the Office’s operations and its promotion of the principles and policies of the central government concerning Hong Kong, including the National Security Law. During Deng’s tenure, the Office has taken a number of actions to interfere in Hong Kong’s autonomy, including issuing statements asserting its authority to supervise Hong Kong’s internal affairs in contradiction to the Basic Law and the Sino-British Joint Declaration.

Li Jiangzhou is a Deputy of the Office for Safeguarding National Security of the Central Government in Hong Kong. The Office was created under the National Security Law and is responsible for overseeing law enforcement mechanisms and coordinating the central government’s ultimate responsibilities over security matters in the city.

Edwina Lau is a Deputy Commissioner of the Hong Kong Police Force and the head of its National Security Division (NSD). Lau is in charge of the NSD, which was set up under the National Security Law to handle matters related to national security, including investigating crimes under the Law. The NSD has carried out a number of arrests under the Law and was involved in the mass arrests of fifty-five pro-democracy politicians and activists in Hong Kong on January 6-7.

Li Kwai-Wah is a Senior Superintendent of the NSD, which was set up under the National Security Law to handle matters related to national security, including investigating crimes under the Law. The NSD has carried out dozens of arrests under the Law, including and was involved in the mass arrests of fifty-five pro-democracy politicians and activists in Hong Kong on January 6-7.

Frederic Choi Chin-Pang is the Director of National Security of the NSD, which was set up under the National Security Law to handle matters related to national security, including investigating crimes under the Law. The NSD has carried out dozens of arrests under the Law, includingthe mass arrests of fifty-five pro-democracy politicians and activists in Hong Kong on January 6-7.

Kelvin Kong Hok Lai is an Assistant Commissioner in the NSD, which was set up under the National Security Law to handle matters related to national security, including investigating crimes under the Law. The NSD has carried out dozens of arrests under the Law, includingthe mass arrests of fifty-five pro-democracy politicians and activists in Hong Kong on January 6-7.

Andrew Kan Kai Yan is an Assistant Commissioner in the NSD, which was set up under the National Security Law to handle matters related to national security, including investigating crimes under the Law. The NSD has carried out a number of arrests under the Law and was involved in the mass arrests of fifty-five pro-democracy politicians and activists in Hong Kong on January 6-7.

Tam Yiu-Chung is the Hong Kong delegate to the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which was responsible for developing and adopting the National Security Law. The Standing Committee drafted the National Security Law, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature. The Standing Committee then voted unanimously to adopt the National Security Law and listed it in Annex III of the Basic Law, allowing it to be enforced in Hong Kong.

Sun Wenqing, AKA Sun Qingye, is a Deputy of the Office for Safeguarding National Security of the Central Government in Hong Kong. The Office was created under the National Security Law and is responsible for overseeing law enforcement mechanisms and coordinating the central government’s responsibilities regarding security matters in the city.

Links:

OFAC Notice

State Department Press Release

Categories: Hong Kong-related sanctions OFAC Updates Sanctions Lists

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