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20200707 Full list of Sanctions issued by the UK on 6 February 2020

Editorial Staff

This is the full text of the UK's initial sanctions list published 6 July 2020, segregated into topics. We have also reproduced the UK's statement about the status of sanctions.

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Myanmar

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Primary Name: MIN AUNG HLAING Title(s): SENIOR GENERAL Position(s): Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw)
D.O.B: 03/07/1956 Town of birth: Tavoy Country of birth: Myanmar Nationality(/ies): Myanmar Gender: Male Sanctions Imposed: Asset freeze and travel ban UK Statement of Reasons: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing is Commander in Chief of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). In this role, he was responsible for military operations carried out in Rakhine State in 2017 and in 2019 and is responsible for atrocities and serious human rights violations committed against the Rohingya population in Rakhine state by the Tatmadaw. These include unlawful killings, including through systematic burning of Rohingya houses and buildings, massacre, torture, forced labour, systematic rape and other forms of targeted sexual violence, and enforced labour.
Regime Type (UK, UN): UK Date Designated: 06/07/2020 Last Updated: 06/07/2020 Unique ID: GHR0046 OFSI ID: 13897
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Primary Name: SOE WIN Title(s): VICE SENIOR GENERAL Position(s): Second in Command of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw)
D.O.B: 01/03/1960 Country of birth: Myanmar Nationality(/ies): Myanmar Gender: Male Sanctions Imposed: Asset freeze and travel ban UK Statement of Reasons: Vice Senior General Soe Win, as Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) and Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar Army, had responsibility for the Tatmadaw troops who carried out serious human rights violations against the Rohingya population in Rakhine State in 2017 and 2019 including unlawful killings, torture, forced labour, systematic rape and other forms of targeted sexual violence. As Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Tatmadaw and Commander-in-Chief of the Army, Soe Win also has responsibility for the serious human rights violations by the Tatmadaw in connection with its business interests in the extractive industries in Myanmar. Soe Win was also involved in the financing of the Tatmadaw military operations in Rakhine State during which these violations took place, knowing that this financing would contribute to the commission of these violations.
Regime Type (UK, UN): UK Date Designated: 06/07/2020 Last Updated: 06/07/2020 Unique ID: GHR0047 OFSI ID: 13898

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