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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 […]

UK exposes Russia’s role in SolarWinds

Press release Russia: UK exposes Russian involvement in SolarWinds cyber compromise The UK government has for the first time today exposed details of the SVR’s cyber programme.  From: Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office Published: 15 April 2021 The SVR is Russia’s civilian foreign intelligence service and is the successor organization […]

March 26, 2021: FCDO Minister summons Chinese Charges d’Affaires over sanctions imposed by China

Press release Minister Adams summons Chinese Charge d’Affaires following China’s sanctions Charge d’Affaires Yang Xiaoguang was summoned to the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office following China’s sanctioning of 9 British individuals and 4 entities. From: Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office and Nigel Adams MP Published: 26 March 2021 A Foreign, Commonwealth & […]

UK sanctions more under Myanmar sanctions

Press release UK sanctions further Myanmar military figures for role in coup: February 25 2021 The Foreign Secretary announces further sanctions against members of Myanmar’s State Administration Council. Published 25 February 2021 From: Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Officeand The Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP The Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, announced further […]

UK also takes action over Xinjiang

Press release UK Government announces business measures over Xinjiang human rights abuses English العربية Foreign Secretary announces measures to help ensure that British organisations are not complicit in, nor profiting from, human rights violations in Xinjiang.  Published 12 January 2021 From: Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, Home Office, Department for International Trade, The […]