OFAC adds ten to N Korea SDN list for human rights abuses

OFAC2The US Department of State has released its third report on DPRK human rights abuses and censorship, identifying seven people and three entities responsible for “serious human rights abuses or censorship in the DPRK”. In conjunction with the report, OFAC has added the ten people and entities to the US North Korea SDN list. OFAC has also deleted a number of entities from its Transnational Criminal Organisations SDN list. Click here for the OFAC Notice, and here for the announcement from the Department of State.

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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