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Financial Sanctions - South Sudan

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

This news release is issued in respect of the restrictive measures directed against South Sudan.

Annex I to Council Regulation (EU) No 735/2015 has been amended with effect from 12 December 2018, following the publication of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/1934. This reflects the decision made on 21 November 2018 by the United Nations Security Council to amend the identifying information of one existing entry.


Deleted information appears in square brackets. Additional information appears in italics.


JOK RIAK Gabriel Makol

Title: Lieutenant General

DOB: [--/--/1966] 01/01/1966

POB: Bor, (1) Sudan (2) South Sudan

a.k.a: (1) JOK, Lieutenant General, Gabriel (2) RIAK, Lieutenant General, Jock (3) RIAK, Lieutenant General, Jok

Nationality: South Sudan

Passport Details: South Sudan number D00008623

National Identification no: M6600000258472

Address: (1) Unity State, South Sudan . (2) Wau, Western Bahr El Ghazal, South Sudan

Position: [Sector One Commander of the Sudan People's Liberation Army's (SPLA)] Chief of Defence Forces

Other Information: UN listing. UN Ref. SSi.001. [Has commanded SPLA Sector One, which operates primarily within Unity State, since January 2013. Photo available for inclusion in the Interpol-UN Security Council Special Notice]. Former Sudan People's Liberation Army's (SPLA) Sector One Commander. Photo available from Appointed as Chief of Defence Forces on 2 May 2018.

Listed on: 10/07/2015 Last Updated: [09/03/2017] 12/12/2018 Group ID: 13263

Financial institutions and other persons are requested to check whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise hold funds or economic resources for, or provide financial services to, the designated individual. If so, they must freeze such accounts or other funds and, unless licensed by the Treasury, refrain from dealing with said funds or economic resources, and suspend the provision of any financial services. They must also report their findings to the FIU.

Where a relevant institution has already reported details of accounts, other funds or economic resources held frozen for the designated individual they are not required to report these details again. Failure to comply with financial sanctions legislation or to seek to circumvent its provisions is a criminal offence.

Further details of the sanctions regime related to South Sudan and links to the Consolidated List of Individuals and entities subject to other financial sanctions regimes may be found on the Customs and Excise pages of the Isle of Man Government website.

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