OFAC adds 17 people to Global Magnitsky sanctions over Jamal Khashoggi killing

Yesterday, OFAC added 17 Saudi Arabian individuals to the US Global Magnitsky sanctions list (Executive Order 13818) for “serious human rights abuse resulting from their roles in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi” at the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, on 2 October 2018 (US asset freezes and travel bans imposed). See OFAC Notice, US Treasury press release, and Department of State press release.

The 17 individuals: Saud al-Qahtani; Maher Mutreb; Salah Tubaigy; Meshal Albostani; Naif Alarifi; Mohammed Alzahrani; Mansour Abahussain; Khalid Alotaibi; Abdulaziz Alhawsawi; Waleed Alsehri; Thaar Alharbi; Fahad Albalawi; Badr Alotaibi; Mustafa Almadani; Saif Alqahtani; Turki Alsehri; and Mohammed Alotaibi.

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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