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And now, the UK: OFSI adds 3 to Myanmar sanctions

UK regulators have added the following persons:

1. OO, Thida
Title: (1) Doctor (2) Attorney General POB: Myanmar (Burma) a.k.a: OO, Thidar Nationality: Myanmar (Burma) Address: Myanmar (Burma) Position: Myanmar Attorney General Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): MYA0034 (UK Statement of Reasons): Dr Thida Oo is the sitting Attorney General of Myanmar. She was appointed by the State Administration Council (SAC), following the February 2021 military coup, after her predecessor, U Tun Tun Oo, was forcibly removed from office. She is involved in undermining democracy through the manner of her appointment and her acceptance of the role. She is also, reportedly, responsible for building cases against the Civil Disobedience Movement and Aung San Suu Kyi, which directly undermines the democracy movement. Further, Dr Thida Oo acts on behalf of, or at the direction of, and/or is associated with the SAC (designated under the Myanmar (Sanctions) Regulations 2021). Dr Thida Oo is also associated with the Commander-in-Chief and Chairman of the SAC, Min Aung Hlaing (designated under the Global Human Rights (Sanctions) Regulations 2020 and Myanmar (Sanctions) Regulations 2021. (Gender): Female Listed on: 31/01/2022 Last Updated: 31/01/2022 Group ID: 14173.

2. SOE, Thein
Title: (1) U (2) Retired Major General POB: Kani, Sagaing, Myanmar (Burma) Nationality: Myanmar (Burma) Address: Myanmar (Burma) Position: Chair of Union Election Commission Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): MYA0035 (UK Statement of Reasons): U Thein Soe was appointed by the Commander-in-Chief as Chair of the, reconstituted, Union Election Commission (UEC) on 3 February 2021, two days after the military seized power in a coup. The Chair of the UEC is responsible for overseeing activity relating to elections in Myanmar and the conduct of political parties. As Chair of the UEC U Thein Soe has been involved in undermining democracy in his attempts to override the democratic wishes of the people of Myanmar at the November 2020 polls, in particular on 27 July 2021 he passed a decree which annulled the November 2020 election results on the unsubstantiated grounds of widespread electoral fraud. Further and/or alternatively he is carrying out activities on behalf of the State Administration Council (designated under the Myanmar (Sanctions) Regulations 2021) and/or Min Aung Hlaing (the Commander-in-Chief and Chairman of the SAC) (designated under the Global Human Rights (Sanctions) Regulations 2020 and Myanmar (Sanctions) Regulations 2021. (Gender): Male Listed on: 31/01/2022 Last Updated: 31/01/2022 Group ID: 14174.

3. OO, Tin
Title: U POB: Myanmar (Burma) Nationality: Myanmar (Burma) National Identification no: NRIC: 5/KALATA (NAING) 127084 Address: No 22, Thanlwin Street, PyinYaWaDy Condominium, No.5 Quarter, Yankin township, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma). Position: Chair of the Anti-Corruption Commission Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): MYA0036 (UK Statement of Reasons): U Tin Oo is the current Chair of the Anti- Corruption Commission in Myanmar. He was appointed by the State Administration Council (SAC), following the February 2021 military coup. He is involved in undermining democracy through the manner of his appointment and his acceptance of the role. He is also undermining democracy and the rule of law by developing cases, widely regarded as unfounded, against democratically elected officials including Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint. Further, U Tin Oo acts on behalf of, and/or at the direction of, and/or is associated with the SAC whose members are designated under the Myanmar (Sanctions) Regulations 2021. U Tin Oo was appointed by and reports to the Chair of the SAC, Commander-in-Chief, Min Aung Hlaing (designated under the Global Human Rights (Sanctions) Regulations 2020 and Myanmar (Sanctions) Regulations 2021) and is therefore associated with a designated person. (Gender): Male Listed on: 31/01/2022 Last Updated: 31/01/2022 Group ID: 14175.

to their Myanmar sanctions program.

Link:

OFSI Notice

Categories: Burma Sanctions OFSI Updates Sanctions Lists

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