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August 23, 2021: OFAC sanctions Eritrean military leader under Global Magnitsky sanctions for human rights abuses

Monday, OFAC added the following person: WOLDEYOHANNES, Filipos (a.k.a. WELDEYOHANES, Philipos; a.k.a. WELDEYOHANNES, Filipos; a.k.a. WELDEYOHANNES, Fillipos; a.k.a. WELDEYOHANNES, Philipos; a.k.a. WOLDEYOHANES, Filipos; a.k.a. WOLDEYOHANES, Phillipos; a.k.a. WOLDEYOHANNES, Philipos), Shire, Tigray, Ethiopia; Eritrea; DOB 1955; POB Ts’elot, Asmara, Eritrea; nationality Eritrea; Gender Male (individual) [GLOMAG]. to its Global Magnitsky sanctions […]

For once, it’s not just US…

Joint Statement on Cuba MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JULY 25, 2021Share The following statement was released by the Governments of Austria, Brazil, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Guatemala, Greece, Honduras, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Republic of Korea, Ukraine, and the United States […]

Not sure if this is a first, but…

Today, the U.S. sanctioned a whole bunch of Bulgarians for corruption under both the Global Magnitsky sanctions program and under Section 7031(c) designation barring entry to the U.S. I believe it’s the first action against a significant number of EU member state parties. Anyhow, here’s the persons: BOJKOV, Vassil Kroumov […]