US extends South Sudan sanctions for 1 year

The US is continuing sanctions on South Sudan for 1 year by extending the national emergency as declared in Executive Order (EO) 13663. These sanctions impose asset freezes and travel bans on those responsible for (inter alia) “widespread violence and atrocities, human rights abuses, recruitment and use of child soldiers, attacks on peacekeepers, and obstruction of humanitarian operations”. See White House Notice.

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About Michael O'Kane

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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