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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 […]

BIS story not yet on the BIS website…

Commerce Department Adds Eleven Chinese Entities Implicated in Human Rights Abuses in Xinjiang to the Entity List Trade enforcement Wilbur Ross FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 20, 2020 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) added to the Entity List […]

And a blog post to go with it all…

OFSI publishes latest blog OFSI has posted a new blog on the subject of the UK’s Global Human Rights sanctions regime – the UK’s first autonomous sanctions regime under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (the Sanctions Act). This blog provides key information you may need when implementing financial sanctions for this […]

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; […]