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Is this a sanction? Hamas banned in the UK

News story Islamist terrorist group Hamas banned in the UK Government proscribes terrorist group Hamas in its entiretyFrom:Home Office and The Rt Hon Priti Patel MPPublished26 November 2021 The Islamist terrorist group Hamas has today become a proscribed terrorist organisation in the UK in its entirety, following Parliament’s approval of an Order […]

UK statement about Yemen sanctions designations

Press release Sanctions against Houthi military leaders: UK statement The Minister for the Middle East and North Africa gave statement on sanctions against Houthi military leaders, and the need for them to engage in negotiations. From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Officeand The Rt Hon James Cleverly MPPublished11 November 2021Last updated11 November 2021 — See […]

OFSI’s notice about that Belarus sanctions webinar…

UK Sanctions Webinar: Belarus FCDO Sanctions Unit will provide an update on recent sanctions measures in respect of Belarus, on Wednesday 25th August 2021 at 11.00 BST (10.00 GMT).  The UK has imposed a package of trade, financial, and aviation sanctions on Belarus, in response to the continued undermining of democracy and human rights violations by […]

FCDO announces Belarus sanctions webinar

The UK has imposed a package of trade, financial, and aviation sanctions on Belarus, in response to the continued undermining of democracy and human rights violations by the Lukashenko regime. These measures coincided with the anniversary of the fraudulent election in Belarus, coincided with the US and Canada’s announcement of their own packages […]

OFSI’s posted a video of its licensing webinar

Webinar: Licence reporting obligations OFSI recently hosted a webinar on the reporting requirements that accompany a licence. The webinar provided information on reporting best practice and what common mistakes to avoid when reporting against an OFSI licence. This licence reporting webinar, along with other recent OFSI webinars, can be accesed below Yep, […]

UK Foreign Secretary announces more Myanmar sanctions

Foreign Secretary announces further sanctions on companies linked to Myanmar’s military regime Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced new sanctions against the Myanmar Timber Enterprise, Myanmar Pearl Enterprise and the State Administration Council. From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Officeand The Rt Hon Dominic Raab MPPublished21 June 2021 measures announced will restrict the military junta’s […]

UK imposes more Belarus sanctions

UK imposes sanctions on Belarus following forced landing of Ryanair flight The UK, in parallel with the US, Canada and EU, has imposed sanctions against 11 individuals and 2 entities from the Belarusian regime.From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Officeand The Rt Hon Dominic Raab MPPublished21 June 2021 The UK, in parallel with the […]