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OFSI amends a human rights designation

Earlier today, UK officials amended the following Global Human Rights sanctions listing:

KHAN, Anwar Ahmed
DOB: 01/01/1959. POB: Pakistan a.k.a: KHAN, Rao Anwar Nationality: Pakistani Address: Punjab, Pakistan. Position: Former Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) in Malir District, Karachi Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): GHR0061 (UK Statement of Reasons): Anwar Ahmed Khan (a.k.a. Rao Anwar Khan) is the former Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) in Malir District, Pakistan. In his role as SSP Malir, Khan was reportedly responsible for numerous staged police encounters in which hundreds of individuals were extra-judicially killed by police, and was directly involved in over 190 police encounters that resulted in the deaths of over 400 people, including the murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud in 2018. Khan is therefore responsible for or complicit in, the serious violations of the right to life. (Gender): Male Listed on: 10/12/2020 Last Updated: 10/12/2020 16/07/2021 Group ID: 14013.

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OFSI Notice

Categories: Human Rights Sanctions OFSI Updates Sanctions Lists

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