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Financial Sanctions: Burma/Myanmar

Monday, 24 December 2018

This news release is issued to raise awareness of changes to EU sanctions measures in relation to Burma/Myanmar.

Annex IV to Council Regulation (EU) No 401/2013 has been amended with effect from 21 December 2018, following the publication of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/2053 in the EU Official Journal.

Seven individuals have been added to the Consolidated List and are now subject to an asset freeze.

ADDITIONS

Individuals

KYAW Ba

Title:  Staff Sergeant

Other Information:  Ba Kyaw is a Staff Sergeant in the 564th Light Infantary Battalion (LIB) of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). 

Listed on:   24/12/2018                   Last updated:  24/12/2018

Group ID:  13733

NAING Tun

Other Information:  Tun Naing is the Commanding Officer of the Border Guard Police (BGP) base in Taung Bazar. 

Listed on:    24/12/2018                  Last updated:  24/12/2018

Group ID: 13734

HLAING Khin

Title:  Brigadier General

DOB:  02/05/1968

Other Information:  Brigadier General Khin Hlaing is the former Commander of the 99th Light Infantry Division (LID) and the current Commander of the North-eastern Command of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw).

Listed on:   24/12/2018                   Last updated:  24/12/2018

Group ID:  13735

THU Aung Myo

Title:  Major

Other Information:  Major Aung Myo Thu is the Field Unit Commander of 33rd Light Infantry Division (LID) of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw).

Listed on:   24/12/2018                   Last updated:  24/12/2018

Group ID: 13736

WIN Thant Zaw

Title:  Major

Other Information:  Thant Zaw Win is a Major in the 564th Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw).

Listed on:   24/12/2018                   Last updated:  24/12/2018

Group ID: 13737

CHAY Kyaw

Title:  Corporal

Other Information:  Kyaw Chay is a Corporal in the Border Guard Police (BGP). He was formerly based in the Zay Di Pyin and was the Commanding Officer of the BGP base in Zay Di Pyin in the period around 25 August 2017.

Listed on:   24/12/2018                   Last updated:  24/12/2018

Group ID:  13738

SWE Nyi Nyi

Title:  Major General

Position:  Commander of the South-western Command of the Myanmar Armed Services

Other Information:  Major General Nyi Nyi Swe is the former Commander of the Northern Command of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). In that capacity, he is responsible for the atrocities and serious human rights violations committed in Kachin State from May 2016 to April 2018 (until his appointment as Commander of the South-western Command).

Listed on:   24/12/2018                   Last updated:  24/12/2018

Group ID:  13739

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 persons.  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.

Further details of the sanctions regime related to the Burma/Myanmar and links to the UK’s Consolidated List of Individuals and entities subject to these and other financial sanctions may be found on the Customs and Excise pages of the Isle of Man Government website.

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