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OFAC adds 3 to Global Magnitsky program, plus a General License and FAQ

Today, OFAC added the following people: PENG, Jiarui (Chinese Simplified: 彭家瑞), Xinjiang, China; DOB Apr 1961; nationality China; Gender Male (individual) [GLOMAG] (Linked To: XINJIANG PRODUCTION AND CONSTRUCTION CORPS). SUN, Jinlong (Chinese Simplified: 孙金龙), Xinjiang, China; DOB Jan 1962; nationality China; Gender Male (individual) [GLOMAG] (Linked To: XINJIANG PRODUCTION AND […]

Ever wonder about those recent INA designations?

I just found this In Focus report from the Congressional Review Service which talks about various tools targeting foreign corruption and human rights abuses. It discusses Section 7031(c), the Global Magnitsky OFAC sanctions program, and Section 212 of the Immigration and Naturalization Act (INA), among others. Personally, I was horrified […]

I knew I shoulda waited 5 minutes…

The United States Imposes Sanctions and Visa Restrictions in Response to the Ongoing Human Rights Violations and Abuses in Xinjiang PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 9, 2020 Share The United States will not stand idly by as the CCP carries out human rights abuses targeting Uyghurs, ethnic Kazakhs, and […]

OFAC makes Xinjiang-related Global Magnitsky (human rights?) sanctions designations

As part of its continued pattern of actions against China, today OFAC added the following people: CHEN, Quanguo (Chinese Simplified: 陈全国), Xinjiang, China; DOB 1955; POB Pingyu, Henan, China; Gender Male (individual) [GLOMAG]. HUO, Liujun (Chinese Simplified: 霍留军), Xinjiang, China; DOB 1952; Gender Male (individual) [GLOMAG]. WANG, Mingshan (Chinese Simplified: 王明山), Xinjiang, China; […]

March 17, 2020: OFAC adds 1 to Syria list, amends 2, plus removes some from Global Magnitsky program, Syria program, FSE List

On Tuesday, OFAC added the following person to Syria sanctions program: AYOUB, Ali Abdullah (Arabic: علي عبدالله أيوب); DOB 28 Apr 1952; POB Latakia, Syria; nationality Syria; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA-EO13894]. and updated the following existing designations: EZEGOO INVESTMENTS LTD, 1 Logothetou, Lemesos 4043, Cyprus; National ID No. C310521 (Cyprus) [SYRIA] […]

December 18, 2019: Well, that was quick…

On Wednesday, OFAC removed the following entities from the Global Magnitsky sanctions program: VENTSPILS FREEPORT AUTHORITY (a.k.a. FREEPORT OF VENTSPILS; a.k.a. FREEPORT OF VENTSPILS AUTHORITY; a.k.a. VENTSPILS FREE PORT; a.k.a. VENTSPILS FREEPORT), Jana 19, Ventspils LV-3601, Latvia [GLOMAG] (Linked To: LEMBERGS, Aivars).    FREEPORT OF VENTSPILS AUTHORITY (a.k.a. FREEPORT OF […]