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UK adds Myanmar sanctions program – and puts 23 on the list

Today, the UK replaced its Burma (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 with a new Myanmar (Sanctions) Regulations 2021 – and OFSI added the following persons:

1. AUNG, Aung
Title: Brigadier General Nationality: Burmese Myanmar National Identification no: BC 23750 (military identification) Address: Mandalay. Position: Commander of the 33rd Light Infantry Division division of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0006 MYA0006 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 (UK Statement of Reasons): Brigadier General Aung Aung, as Commander of the 33rd Light Infantry Division of the Burmese Myanmar Army is responsible for serious human rights violations committed against the Rohingya population in Rakhine state. These include unlawful killings and systematic burning of Rohingya houses and buildings. (Gender): Male Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 Group ID: 13686.

2. CHAY, Kyaw
Title: Corporal Nationality: Burmese Myanmar Address: Burma Myanmar. Position: A Corporal in the Border Guard Police (BGP) Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0012 MYA0012 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 (UK Statement of Reasons): BGP Corporal Kyaw Chay is a member of the Border Guard Police (BGP) was the commanding officer of and was present in the BGP base in Zay Di Pyin in Rakhine around the period of 25 August 2017, where a series of human rights violations occurred under his command during the most intense months of the Rohingya ‘clearance operations’, which commenced on 25 August 2017 and were at their most intense during the following two months. He oversaw and During this time Corporal Kyaw Chay directly participated in serious human rights violations,. including torture of detainees.He is personally responsible for serious human rights violations committed against the Rohingya in Rakhine State, including physical abuse, torture and sexual violence against and detention of Rohingya people. (Gender): Male Listed on: 24/12/2018 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 Group ID: 13738.

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 MYA0021 (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 Myanmar (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2021 in respect of actions related to the February 2021 coup. (Gender): Male Listed on: 25/02/2021 Last Updated: 25/02/2021 29/04/2021 Group ID: 14061.

4. HLAING, Khin
Title: Brigadier General DOB: 02/05/1968. Nationality: Burmese Myanmar Address: Burma Myanmar. Position: (1) Commander of the Northeastern Command of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) (2) Former Leader of the 99th Light Infantry Division (LID) of the Burmese Myanmar Military (Tatmadaw) Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0011 MYA0011 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 (UK Statement of Reasons): Brigadier General Khin Hlaing, former leader of the 99th LID and now Commander of the Northeastern Command of the Myanmar Army. , oversaw military operations carried out in Shan State in 2016, and early 2017. In that context, he is Responsible for serious human rights violations committed against ethnic minorities in Shan state carried out by the Tatmadaw the Rohingya population in Rakhine state, carried out by the 99th Light Infantry Division during his time as commander. These include unlawful killings, forced detainment, repression of the civilian population and systematic burning of Rohingya houses and buildings. and burning of villages. (Gender): Male Listed on: 24/12/2018 Last Updated: 19/01/2021 29/04/2021 Group ID: 13735.

5. HLAING, Min Aung
Title: Senior General DOB: 03/07/1956. POB: Tavoy, Myanmar Nationality: 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 MYA0018 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 29/04/2021 Group ID: 13897.

6. HLAING, Than
Title: Lieutenant-General POB: Myanmar Nationality: Myanmar Address: Myanmar. Position: (1) Deputy Minister for Home Affairs (2) Chief of Police Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0016 MYA0016 (UK Statement of Reasons): Following the coup, of 1 February 2021, during which Myanmar’s military seized power from civilian leaders, Than Hlaing was appointed Deputy Minister for Home Affairs and Chief of the Myanmar Police Force. The police in Myanmar have committed serious human rights violations since 1 February 2021 including killing a civilian protestor against the coup, preventing and disbanding assemblies, the arbitrary arrest and detention of opposition leaders and supporters, and preventing freedom of expression by opponents of the coup. As Deputy Minister for Home Affairs and Chief of the Myanmar Police Force we have strong reason to suspect that Lt. General Than Hlaing has command responsibility for these serious human rights violations. (Gender): Male Listed on: 18/02/2021 Last Updated: 18/02/2021 29/04/2021 Group ID: 14057.

7. HTUT, Soe
Title: Lt. General DOB: --/03/1960. POB: Myanmar Nationality: Myanmar Address: Myanmar. Position: Minister for Home Affairs and the Minister for the Office of the Union Government Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0015 MYA0015 Lt- Gen Soe Htut graduated from Intake 64 of the Myanmar military’s Officer Training School. Became a regional commander in 2010. (UK Statement of Reasons): Soe Htut was appointed Minister for Home Affairs, on 1 February 2020. He was Home Affairs Minister during the coup, on 1 February, when Tatmadaw security forces (including the police) were directed to detain MPs and civil society figures. The Minister for Home Affairs is responsible for the Myanmar Police Force, Fire Service and Prison Service. The police in Myanmar have committed serious human rights violations since 1 February 2021 including killing a civilian protesting against the military coup, preventing and disbanding assemblies, the arbitrary arrest and detention of opposition leaders and opponents of the coup, and preventing freedom of expression by opponents of the coup. The Ministry for Home Affairs has, as two of its functions State Security and Law and Order. Directing and managing the police force is directly under Soe Htut’s command as Minister for Home Affairs. As such, we have strong reason to suspect that Lt. General Soe Htut has command responsibility for these violations. (Gender): Male Listed on: 18/02/2021 Last Updated: 18/02/2021 29/04/2021 Group ID: 14056.

8. KYAW, Ba
Title: Staff Sergeant Nationality: Burmese Myanmar Position: Staff Sergeant in the 564th Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) of Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0010 MYA0010 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 (UK Statement of Reasons): Staff Sergeant Ba Kyaw of the 546th Light Infantry Brigade of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) and is responsible through his role as Staff Sergeant, for the commission of and involvement in, serious human rights violations, the repression of the civilian population and actions that threaten the peace, stability or security of Myanmar, in Rakhine State, specifically in and around Maung Nu village in August 2017. These serious human rights violations actions include unlawful killings, torture, sexual violence, systematic burning of Rohingya houses and buildings and other inhumane acts. (Gender): Male Listed on: 24/12/2018 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 Group ID: 13733.

9. 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 MYA0020 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 Myanmar (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2021 in respect of actions related to the February 2021 coup. (Gender): Male Listed on: 25/02/2021 Last Updated: 25/02/2021 29/04/2021 Group ID: 14060.

10. LWIN, Thura San
Title: Brigadier General DOB: 17/03/1959. Nationality: Burmese Myanmar Position: Commander of the Border Guard Police Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0007 MYA0007 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 (UK Statement of Reasons): Brigadier General Thura San Lwin, Commander of the Border Guard Police. He was commander of the BGP in Rakhine, during the most intense months of the Rohingya ‘clearance operations’, which commenced on 25 August 2017 and were at their most intense during the following two months. Thura San Lwin, directly and through his position of command, is responsible for overseeing the commission of serious human rights violations committed against the Rohingya population in Rakhine state, including physical abuse, torture and sexual violence against and detention of Rohingya people. These include massacre and systematic burning of Rohingya houses and buildings. (Gender): Male Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 Group ID: 13692.

11. NAING, Tun
Title: Officer Nationality: Burmese Myanmar Position: Commanding officer of the Border Guard Police (BGP) base in Taung Bazar Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0014 MYA0014 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 (UK Statement of Reasons): Myanmar Border Guard Police Officer Tun Naing, commanding officer of the Border Guard Police base in Taung Bazar, who, directly and through his position of command, is responsible for serious human rights violations committed against ethnic minorities in Rakhine state.These include torture and forced detainment, during the most intense months of the Rohingya ‘clearance operations’, which commenced on 25 August 2017 and were at their most intense during the following two months. Tun Naing directly and through his position of command, is responsible for serious human rights violations committed against ethnic minorities in Rakhine state. This includes physical abuse, torture and sexual violence against and detention of Rohingya people. (Gender): Male Listed on: 24/12/2018 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 Group ID: 13734.

12. OO, Than
Title: Brigadier General DOB: 12/10/1973. Nationality: Burmese Myanmar National Identification no: BC 25723 (military identification) Address: Meikthila, Burma Myanmar. Position: Commander in the 99th Light Infantry Division of the Myanmar Armed Forces Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0001 MYA0001 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 (UK Statement of Reasons): Brigadier General Than Oo, Commander of the 99th Light Infantry Division of the Burmese Myanmar Army. Responsible for the repression of the civilian population, actions that threaten the peace, stability or security of Myanmar and serious human rights violations committed against the Rohingya population in Rakhine state. These include unlawful killings and systematic burning of Rohingya houses and buildings. (Gender): Male Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 Group ID: 13684.

13. OO, Thant Zin
Title: Commander Nationality: Burmese Myanmar Position: Commander of the 8th Security Police Battalion Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0005 MYA0005 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 (UK Statement of Reasons): Brigadier General Thant Zin Oo was Commander of the paramilitary 8th Security Police Battalion of the Myanmar Army during August and September 2017. As commander, he was responsible for the actions of the 8th Security Police Battalion under his command and therefore responsible for serious human rights violations committed against the Rohingya population in Rakhine state by the 8th Security Police Battalion. These include unlawful killings, repression of the civilian population and systematic burning of Rohingya houses and buildings. (Gender): Male Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 Group ID: 13693.

14. OO, Mya Tun
Title: General DOB: 05/05/1961. POB: Myanmar a.k.a: OO, Mya, Htun Nationality: Myanmar Address: Myanmar. Position: (1) Minister of Defence (2) State Administration Council Member Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0017 MYA0017 Joined Military 1980. Rapid rise to General 26 August 2016 (Chief of General Staff, Army, Navy and Air Force). (UK Statement of Reasons): Following the coup against the democratically elected government by the Myanmar military (Tatmadaw) on 31 January, General Mya Tun Oo was appointed Minister of Defence on 1 February. The Minister of Defence is responsible for the Tatmadaw, which includes the Army, Navy and Air Force. The Tatmadaw have committed serious human rights violations in Myanmar since 1 February 2021 including prohibiting freedom of assembly, the arbitrary arrest and detention of opposition leaders and opponents of the coup, violence against protesters – including the use of water cannon and rubber and live ammunition - and preventing use of the internet. As the Minister of Defence, General Mya Tun Oo has command responsibility for these violations and can therefore be held responsible for these actions. (Gender): Male Listed on: 18/02/2021 Last Updated: 18/02/2021 29/04/2021 Group ID: 14058.

15. 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 MYA0023 (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 Myanmar (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2021 in respect of actions related to the February 2021 coup. (Gender): Male Listed on: 25/02/2021 Last Updated: 25/02/2021 29/04/2021 Group ID: 14063.

16. SAN, Tin Aung
DOB: 16/10/1960. POB: Myanmar Nationality: Myanmar Address: Myanmar. Position: (1) Commander-in-Chief of the Burmese Myanmar Navy (2) SAC Member Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0019 MYA0019 (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 Myanmar (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2021 in respect of actions related to the February 2021 coup. (Gender): Male Listed on: 25/02/2021 Last Updated: 25/02/2021 29/04/2021 Group ID: 14059.

17. SOE, Maung Maung
Title: Major General DOB: --/03/1964. Nationality: Burmese Myanmar National Identification no: 19571 (Tatmadaw Kyee) Address: Burma Myanmar. Position: Former Commander of the Burmese Myanmar Army’s Western Command Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0004 MYA0004 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 (UK Statement of Reasons): Major General Maung Maung Soe, was the former chief of the Burmese Myanmar Army’s Western Command. He has been responsible for the repression of the civilian population, actions that threaten the peace, stability or security of Myanmar and atrocities and serious human rights violations committed against the Rohingya population in Rakhine state. These include extra judicial killings, sexual violence and systematic burning of Rohingya houses and buildings. (Gender): Male Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 Group ID: 13682.

18. SOE, Khin Maung
Title: Brigadier General DOB: --/--/1972. Nationality: Burmese Myanmar Address: Burma Myanmar. Position: Commander of the Military Operation Command 15 Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0003 MYA0003 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 (UK Statement of Reasons): Major Brigadier General Khin Maung Soe, is commander of the 15th Light Infantry Division Military Operation Command 15 (MOC 15), the main military division based in Northern Rakhine, which has oversight and command of 10 battalions. This division is responsible for the repression of the civilian population, actions that threaten the peace, stability or security of Myanmar and atrocities and serious human rights violations committed against the Rohingya population in Rakhine state. These include extra judicial killings, sexual violence and systematic burning of Rohingya houses and buildings. (Gender): Male Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 Group ID: 13689.

19. SWE, Nyi Nyi
Title: Major General Nationality: Burmese Myanmar Address: Burma. Myanmar. Position: Former leader of the Northern Command of the Burmese Myanmar Military (Tatmadaw) Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0008 MYA0008 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 (UK Statement of Reasons): Major General Nyi Nyi Swe, former head of the Northern Command, oversaw military operations carried out in Kachin State between May 2016 and April 2018. In that context, he is responsible for serious human rights violations, the repression of the civilian population and actions that threaten the peace, stability or security of Myanmar committed in Kachin State by the Tatmadaw during his tenure. These include unlawful killings, sexual violence, forced detainment, forced labour, torture and ill treatment, and the systematic burning and clearing of civilian villages. He is also responsible for the obstruction of humanitarian relief to civilians in Kachin, in particular the blocking of food transports. (Gender): Male Listed on: 24/12/2018 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 Group ID: 13739.

20. THU, Aung Myo
Title: Major Nationality: Burmese Myanmar Address: Burma. Myanmar. Position: Field Unit Commander of 33rd Light Infantry Division (LID) of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0009 MYA0009 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 (UK Statement of Reasons): Major Aung Myo Thu, Field Unit Commander of the 33rd LID, oversaw military operations carried out in Rakhine state in 2017. In that context, he is responsible for atrocities and serious human rights violations, repression of the civilian population, and actions that threaten the peace, stability or security of Myanmar. These include unlawful killings, forced detainment, sexual violence, and systematic burning of villages. (Gender): Male Listed on: 24/12/2018 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 Group ID: 13736.

21. TUN, Moe Myint
DOB: 24/05/1968. POB: Myanmar Nationality: Myanmar Address: Myanmar. Position: SAC Member Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0022 MYA0022 (UK Statement of Reasons): On 1 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 Myanmar (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2021 in respect of actions related to the February 2021 coup. (Gender): Male Listed on: 25/02/2021 Last Updated: 25/02/2021 29/04/2021 Group ID: 14062.

22. WIN, Thant Zaw
Title: Major a.k.a: WIN, Than, Zaw Nationality: Burmese Myanmar Address: Burma. Myanmar. Position: A Major in the 564th Light Infantry Battalion of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0013 MYA0013 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 (UK Statement of Reasons): Thant Zaw Win is a Major in the 546th Light Infantry Brigade of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) and oversaw military operations carried out in Rakhine State and notably in Maung Nu. In that context, he is responsible for atrocities and serious human rights violations committed against the Rohingya population in Rakhine state carried out by the Tatmadaw. These include unlawful killings and sexual violence. (Gender): Male Listed on: 24/12/2018 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 Group ID: 13737.

23. ZAW, Aung Kyaw
Title: Lieutenant General DOB: 20/08/1961. Nationality: Burmese Myanmar Passport Details: DM000826. Date of Issue: 22 November 2011. Date of Expiry: 21 November 2021 National Identification no: BC 17444 (military identification) Address: Nay Pyi Taw, Burma Myanmar. Position: (1) Chief of No 3 and No 5 Bureau of Special Operations, Office of the Commander-in-Chief of the Defense Services, Burmese Myanmar Army (2) Currently Chief of Bureau of Special Operations No 6 Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): BUR0002 MYA0002 Date designated on UK Sanctions List: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 (UK Statement of Reasons): Lieutenant General Aung Kyaw Zaw, commander of the Burmese Myanmar Army’s Bureau of Special Operations 3. Oversaw the Burmese Myanmar Army’s Western Command, which committed atrocities and serious human rights violations against the Rohingya population in Rakhine state. Senior responsibility for abuses including extra judicial killings, sexual violence and systematic burning of Rohingya houses and buildings. (Gender): Male Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 29/04/2021 Group ID: 13681.

to the program.

Now, you will note that there is change notation here – clearly these are listings being moved from the old program to the new – and why you also see new UK Sanctions List references.

Lastly, I apologize for my formatting struggles. They removed the Classic editor from the iOS WordPress app, and it makes it much harder to format the text I pull from official sources. This “typewriter” style formatting may be the best I can do since it preserves list numbering…

Link:

OFSI Notice

Categories: Burma Sanctions OFSI Updates Sanctions Lists

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