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Global Sanctions-a-Rama, Part 4: UK Human Rights designations

OFSI added the following persons:

1. MINGGUO, Chen
DOB: –/10/1966. POB: Yilong, Sichuan, China Nationality: China Address: Xinjiang, China. Position: (1) Director of the Public Security Department of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (2) Vice Chairman of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Government Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):GHR0075 (UK Statement of Reasons):Chen Mingguo is a provincial-level Chinese Communist Party and State official in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). He holds positions as a Vice Chairman of the Government of the XUAR, and the Director of the XUAR Public Security Department. In these positions, he bears responsibility for the administration of China’s so called “re-education” policy in the XUAR and therefore is responsible also for serious violations of the right not to be subject to torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment that have taken place in so called “training centres”. (Gender): Male Listed on: 22/03/2021 Last Updated: 22/03/2021 Group ID: 14074.
2. MINGSHAN, Wang
DOB: –/01/1964. POB: Wuwei, Gansu, China Nationality: China Address: Xinjiang, China. Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): GHR0076 Position: (1) Member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee of XUAR (Since September 2020) (2) Secretary of the Political and Legal Affairs Committee of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) (Since September 2020) (3) Former Vice Chairman of the Government of the XUAR (January 2018 – January 2021) (4) Former Secretary of the Party Committee of the XUAR Public Security Department (April 2019 – January 2021) (5) Former Deputy Secretary of the Political and Legal Affairs Committee of XUAR (June 2018 – September 2020) (6) Former Director of the Public Security Department of the XUAR (February 2017- January 2021) (7) Chief Inspector of the Public Security Department XUAR (February 2017 – January 2021) (UK Statement of Reasons):Wang Mingshan is a provincial-level Chinese Communist Party and State official in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). Wang Mingshan currently holds the position of Secretary of the Political and Legal Affairs Committee of the XUAR. Wang Mingshan formerly held the positions of Deputy Secretary of the Political and Legal Affairs Committee of the XUAR, Secretary of the Party Committee of the XUAR Public Security Department and Director of the Public Security Department of XUAR. In these positions he has been and remains responsible for the administration of China’s so called “re-education” policy in the XUAR and therefore has been and remains responsible for serious violations of the right not to be subject to torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment that have taken place in so called “training centres”. (Gender): Male Listed on: 22/03/2021 Last Updated: 22/03/2021 Group ID: 14076.
3. JUNZHENG, Wang
DOB: –/05/1963. POB: Shandong, Linyi, China Nationality: China Address: Xinjiang,
China. Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):GHR0077 Position: (1) Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee for the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Since April 2020) (2) Secretary of the Party Committee of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (Since April 2020) (3) Political Commissar of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (Since May 2020) (4) Chairman of the China Xinjian Group (5) Former Secretary of the Political and Legal Affairs Committee of the XUAR (February 2019 – September 2020) (6) Member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee of XUAR (Since 2019 – present) (UK Statement of Reasons): Wang Junzheng is a provincial-level Chinese Communist Party and State official in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). He is currently the Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of XUAR and previously held the role of Secretary of the Political and Legal Affairs Committee for the XUAR. In these positions, he has been and remains responsible for the administration of China’s so called “re-education” policy in the XUAR and therefore he has been and remains responsible for serious violations of the right not to be subject to torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment that have taken place in so called “training centres”. (Gender): Male Listed on: 22/03/2021 Last Updated: 22/03/2021 Group ID: 14077.
4. HAILUN, Zhu
DOB: –/01/1958. POB: Lianshui, Jangsu, China Nationality: China Address: Xinjiang, China. Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):GHR0078 Position: (1) Former Deputy Secretary and Deputy Director of the Party Leadership Group of the Standing Committee of the People’s Congress of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) (2) Previously Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of XUAR (March 2016 – January 2019) (3) Secretary of the Political and Legal Affairs Committee (November 2016 – January 2019) (UK Statement of Reasons): Zhu Hailun was a provincial-level Chinese Communist Party and State official in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) between 2016 and 2019. Between 2016 and 2019, he was both Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and Secretary of the Political and Legal Affairs Committee of the XUAR. In these positions, he was responsible for the administration of China’s so called “re-education” policy in the XUAR and therefore has been responsible for serious violations of the right not to be subject to torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment that have taken place in so called “training centres”. (Gender): Male Listed on: 22/03/2021 Last Updated: 22/03/2021 Group ID: 14078.
and entity:
1. XINJIANG PRODUCTION AND CONSTRUCTION CORPS PUBLIC SECURITY BUREAU a.k.a: (1) Xinjiang shengchan jianshe bingtuan gong’an ju (2) XPCC PSB Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):GHR0079 Director: Yang Guangqiu (XPCC PSB Director and Chief Inspector) (UK Statement of Reasons): The Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps Public Security Bureau (XPCC PSB), is a state run organisation that administers security and policing for specific cities and sub-prefecture level areas across Xinjiang. The XPCC PSB is responsible for XPCC public security work in Xinjiang areas administered by the XPCC. Consequently, it is responsible for serious violations of the right not to be subject to torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, or punishment, that have taken place in so called “training centres” in these areas. (Organisation type): Public Security Body Listed on: 22/03/2021 Last Updated: 22/03/2021 Group ID: 14079.
under its Global Human Rights sanctions regime.

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