UN renews South Sudan sanctions & designates 2 individuals

Last week (13 July 2018), the UN Security Council adopted UNSC Resolution 2428 (2018), which:

  1. Extends UN sanctions on South Sudan until 31 May 2019 (includes an arms embargo and targeted measures, namely, asset freezes and travel bans); and
  2. Designates 2 “high-ranking” individuals to the South Sudan sanctions list: Malek Reuben Riak Rengu and Paul Malong Awan (travel bans and asset freezes imposed). UN press release here and UK OFSI Notice here.

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Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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